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Hanses Family History

Hanses 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: Hansel, Hankes, Hanse, Hansen, Hannes, Hanser, Hanes, Hayes, Halse

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Where is the Hanses family from?

You can see how Hanses families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hanses family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Hanses families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 21 Hanses families living in London. This was about 75% of all the recorded Hanses's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Hanses families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hanses surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hanses ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hanses. 31% of Hanses men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Hanses women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hanses were Truck Driver and Clerk. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Clerk
    13%
  • Truck Driver
    13%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    28%
  • Packer
    19%
  • Domestic
    19%
  • Clerk
    19%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hanses. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hanses 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 331 immigration records available for the last name Hanses. 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 298 military records available for the last name Hanses. For the veterans among your Hanses ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hanses lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Hanses life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Hanses in 1956 was 69, and 85 in 2004.

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