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Hanny Family History

Hanny Name Meaning

Austrian and Swiss German: a variant spelling of Hänni, see Hanni. English: variant spelling of Hanney.

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


Similar surnames: Haney, Hanly, Hane, Hayn, Hanna, Henny, Havey, Hanby, Hann, Haury

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Where is the Hanny family from?

You can see how Hanny families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hanny family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hanny families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 19 Hanny families living in Ontario. This was about 34% of all the recorded Hanny's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Hanny families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hanny surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hanny ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hanny. 26% of Hanny men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Hanny women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hanny were Clerk and Clerk.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    26%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Clerk
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    34%
  • Housewife
    23%
  • New Worker
    12%
  • Clerk
    12%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Hanny. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hanny 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hanny. 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 625 military records available for the last name Hanny. For the veterans among your Hanny ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hanny lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Hanny life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hanny in 1963 was 65, and 70 in 2004.

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