Hans Family History
Hans Name Meaning
German and Dutch: from the personal name Hans a shortened form of Johannes (see John ). This surname is also found in France (Vosges Alsace Lorraine and Nord). It is also borne by Ashkenazic Jews presumably as an adoption of the German or Dutch surname. Indian (Punjab): Arora and Sikh name from Sanskrit hamsa ‘swan’ or ‘goose’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press