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Hanen Family History

Hanen Name Meaning

Scottish: unexplained. Possibly a variant of Irish Hannan. German: from Middle High German: probably from a house name, zem hanen ‘at the sign of the rooster’ (see Hahn).

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


Similar surnames: Haney, Hagen, Hafen, Haner, Hamel, Haven, Haren, Hane, Hannen, Hanon

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Where is the Hanen family from?

You can see how Hanen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hanen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hanen families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Hanen families living in Ontario. This was about 75% of all the recorded Hanen's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Hanen families in 1911.
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What did your Hanen ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Hanen. .

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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 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Hanen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hanen 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 677 immigration records available for the last name Hanen. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 458 military records available for the last name Hanen. For the veterans among your Hanen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hanen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Hanen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hanen in 1962 was 68, and 87 in 2004.

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