Hannon Family History

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Hannon Name Meaning

shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAinchín ‘descendant of Ainchín’, a personal name possibly related to the personal name Annach (see Hanna), unless it is a variant of ainghein ‘unborn’. shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAnnacháin (see Hanahan). shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAnnáin (see Hannan).

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

Similar surnames: Hannan, Shannon, Cannon, Hanson, Hanlon, Gannon, Bannon, Hannen

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Hannon Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hannon name?

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

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  • Ireland & Scotland


  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • France


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Hannon Family Origin

Where is the Hannon family from?

Hannon Family Occupations

What did your Hannon ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Hannon family was Cultivateur. Farmer, Labourer and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hannon. The most common Hannon occupation in Canada was Farmer. 34% of Hannon's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Servant

  • Cultivateur


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

Hannon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 89,000 census records available for the last name Hannon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hannon 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 Hannon. 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 15,000 military records available for the last name Hannon. For the veterans among your Hannon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hannon Life Expectancy

What is the average Hannon lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Hannon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1958. The average life expectancy for Hannon in 1940 was 59, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hannon 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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