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Hanus Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Hanuš): from the old personal name Hanuš or an aphetic form of Johannes (see John). Dutch: from an aphetic form of the personal name Johannes (see John).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Hans, Janos, Hanak, Hanks, Panas, Manos, Hanis, Wanous, Janus, Mabus

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Where is the Hanus family from?

You can see how Hanus families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hanus family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hanus families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Hanus family living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Hanus's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Hanus families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hanus surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hanus ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hanus. 23% of Hanus men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Hanus women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hanus were Salesman and Housework.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Machinist
    9%
  • Salesman
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    24%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Machine Operator
    12%
  • Housework
    12%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Hanus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hanus census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hanus. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Hanus. For the veterans among your Hanus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hanus lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Hanus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Hanus in 1952 was 74, and 77 in 2004.

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