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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


Similar surnames: Henning, Canning, Hannig, Panning, Halling, Dunning, Hanline, Banning

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Where is the Hanning family from?

You can see how Hanning families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hanning family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hanning families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 66 Hanning families living in Lancashire. This was about 21% of all the recorded Hanning's in United Kingdom. Lancashire and 1 other county had the highest population of Hanning families in 1891.
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What did your Hanning ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer Heavy W and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Hanning. 100% of Hanning men worked as a General Labourer Heavy W and 78% of Hanning women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer Heavy W
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    78%
  • Private Means
    5%
  • Coil Winder Elect Work
    4%
  • Domestic Duties
    4%
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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hanning. 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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There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Hanning. For the veterans among your Hanning ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hanning lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Hanning life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Hanning in 1943 was 47, and 68 in 2004.

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