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Hanoway Family History

Hanoway 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: Hanaway, Hanway, Janeway, Hardway, Hannay, Jacoway, Hannaway, Haraway

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Where is the Hanoway family from?

You can see how Hanoway families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hanoway family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Hanoway families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Hanoway family living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Hanoway's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Hanoway families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hanoway surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hanoway ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 153 census records available for the last name Hanoway. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hanoway 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 18 immigration records available for the last name Hanoway. 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 23 military records available for the last name Hanoway. For the veterans among your Hanoway ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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