Hanken Family History

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Hanken Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant spelling of Hankin.

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


Similar surnames: Hankin, Hanten, Hanen, Hankes, Hanes, Haden, Hane, Halden, Hawken

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Hanken Family Origin

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Hanken Family Occupations

What did your Hanken ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hanken. 15% of Hanken men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Hanken women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hanken were Salesman and Helper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    15%
  • Laborer
    6%
  • Farming
    5%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Clerk
    7%
  • Teacher
    7%
  • Helper
    5%

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

Hanken Historical Records

What Hanken family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hanken. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hanken 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hanken. 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 Card

There are 557 military records available for the last name Hanken. For the veterans among your Hanken ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hanken Life Expectancy

What is the average Hanken lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Hanken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hanken in 1948 was 54, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hanken

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hanken ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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