Hanning Family History
Hanning Name Meaning
Dutch and North German: habitational name from a farm so named once belonging to a certain Han(no) and his kin (see Hannen ). German: variant of Hannig . Scottish and northern English: habitational name from one or more of numerous places in southern Scotland and northern England called Haining from Middle English haining ‘enclosure’. Sources of the name in Scotland include The Haining near Selkirk (Selkirkshire) Haining Mains in Riccarton (Ayrshire) and a lost place in Livingston (West Lothian). Possible sources of the surname in northern England are Haining in Elsdon (Northumberland) Haining in Monkwearmouth (Durham) Hinning House in Bootle (Cumberland) and Hainings Gate in Kirkandrews on Eden (Cumberland).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press