Hassan Family History

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Hassan Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic hassan ‘beautifier’. The poet Hassan bin Sabit was a companion of the Prophet Muhammad. Muslim: variant spelling of Hasan. Irish (County Derry): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÓsáin ‘descendant of Ósán’, a personal name formed from a diminutive of os ‘deer’.

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

Similar surnames: Hasan, Hasson, Hassman, Haskin, Hannan, Harman, Assaf, Hamdan, Hassen

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Hassan Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hassan name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Hassan. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Middle East


  • England & Wales


  • Southern Asia


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Turkey & the Caucasus


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Hassan Family Origin

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Hassan Family Occupations

What did your Hassan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hassan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Hassan's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hassan family was Boatman. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hassan.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Boatman


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hassan ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hassan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Hassan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hassan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 14,000 immigration records available for the last name Hassan. 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 Card

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Hassan. For the veterans among your Hassan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hassan Life Expectancy

What is the average Hassan lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Hassan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Hassan in 1943 was 47, and 62 in 2004.

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