Hannett Family History

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Hannett 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: Gannett, Annett, Vannett, Garnett, Barnett, Bennett, Arnett, Dunnett

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Hannett Family Origin

Where is the Hannett family from?

Hannett Family Occupations

What did your Hannett ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Hannett occupation in the UK was Auctioneer. 6% of Hannett's were Auctioneers. A less common occupation for the Hannett family was Cotton Spinner. Auctioneer, Carpenter and Chip Dealer (Timber) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hannett.

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  • Auctioneer

  • Carpenter

  • Chip Dealer (Timber)

  • Cotton Spinner


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

Hannett Historical Records

What Hannett family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Hannett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hannett 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 655 immigration records available for the last name Hannett. 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 Card

There are 366 military records available for the last name Hannett. For the veterans among your Hannett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hannett Life Expectancy

What is the average Hannett lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Hannett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Hannett in 1966 was 82, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hannett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hannett 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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