Hanks Family History

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Hanks Name Meaning

English (Gloucestershire): patronymic from the Middle English personal name Hank, a short form of Hankin.

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

Similar surnames: Banks, Hanke, Danks, Hinks, Hankes, Hans, Hanus, Hanka, Hanko, Pinks

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Hanks Family Origin

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Hanks Family Occupations

What did your Hanks ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Hanks. 54% of Hanks men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Accountant
  • Laborer

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

Hanks Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 105,000 census records available for the last name Hanks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hanks 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Hanks. 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 16,000 military records available for the last name Hanks. For the veterans among your Hanks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hanks Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Hanks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hanks in 1941 was 53, and 74 in 2004.

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