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Hakanen Family History

Hakanen Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Makinen, Haagen, Halonen, Hanen, Hannen, Hamann, Hokkanen, Hakanson

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Where is the Hakanen family from?

You can see how Hakanen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hakanen family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Hakanen families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Hakanen family living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Hakanen's in USA. New York and 1 other state had the highest population of Hakanen families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hakanen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hakanen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Hakanen. 72% of Hakanen men worked as a Laborer. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
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What Hakanen family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 208 census records available for the last name Hakanen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hakanen 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 191 immigration records available for the last name Hakanen. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 58 military records available for the last name Hakanen. For the veterans among your Hakanen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hakanen lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2002, in the United States, Hakanen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Hakanen in 1964 was 86, and 65 in 2002.

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