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Hansell Name Meaning

English: variant of Ansell with prosthetic H-. In some cases probably an altered form of Hansel 1 or

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Halsell, Hansel, Munsell, Hessell, Sandell, Randell, Daniell, Angell

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Where is the Hansell family from?

You can see how Hansell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hansell family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hansell families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 141 Hansell families living in Yorkshire. This was about 21% of all the recorded Hansell's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Hansell families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hansell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hansell ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Hansell. 32% of Hansell men worked as a General Labourer and 76% of Hansell women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hansell were Wood Machinist and Unpaid Domestic Dutie. .

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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
    32%
  • Retired
    13%
  • Builders Labourer
    13%
  • Wood Machinist
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    76%
  • Private Means
    3%
  • Domestic Duties
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic Dutie
    3%
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What Hansell family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Hansell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hansell 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hansell. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Hansell. For the veterans among your Hansell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hansell lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Hansell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Hansell in 1951 was 58, and 78 in 2004.

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