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Hann Family History

Hann Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from a shortened pet form of the personal name Johann (see John ). English: from the Middle English personal name Hann commonly a pet form of Henry (Middle English Hanry). Hann could also be a rhyming pet form of Randolph (Middle English Randal shortened to Ran or Rand). Han was also a pet form of Joh(a)n in Middle Dutch and it is possible that this usage was brought to England by Flemings after the Norman Conquest but no evidence has yet been found that it was similarly used in Middle English. See Henry and Randall and compare Hankin Hancock and Hanks . English: variant of Ann with prosthetic H-. Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 韩 see Han

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Mann, Henn, Hain, Hunn, Hanna, Nann, Lann, Gann, Hans, Hahn

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Where is the Hann family from?

You can see how Hann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hann family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hann families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 116 Hann families living in Ontario. This was about 65% of all the recorded Hann's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Hann families in 1911.
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What did your Hann ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Hann. 39% of Hann men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Hann women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hann were Carpenter and Housewife. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Labourer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 80,000 census records available for the last name Hann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hann 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Hann. 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 14,000 military records available for the last name Hann. For the veterans among your Hann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hann lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Hann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Hann in 1944 was 41, and 73 in 2004.

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