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Hanson Name Meaning

English (chiefly Midlands and northern England, especially Yorkshire): patronymic from Hann or the byname Hand. Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAmhsaigh (see Hampson 2). Irish: variant of McKittrick. Respelling of Scandinavian Hansen or Hansson. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metronymic from the female personal name Hanna.

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


Similar surnames: Henson, Manson, Hannon, Hasson, Hanlon, Anson, Ranson, Janson, Ganson

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Hanson Family Origin

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Hanson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • At School

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1881, the most common Hanson occupation in Canada was Farmer. 41% of Hanson's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and At School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hanson. A less common occupation for the Hanson family was Laborer.

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Hanson Life Expectancy

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