Hance Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Hann. English: plural form of Hand. Scottish: shortened form of Machans, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Aonghuis, a patronymic from the personal name Aonghus (see Angus). Compare McInnes. French: derivative of German Hans. Dutch: from an aphetic form of the personal name Johannes (see John).

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


Similar surnames: Hanke, Lance, Hanley, Chance, Dance, Hand, Happe, Hanse, Vance, Rance

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Hance Family Origin

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Hance Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Farm Labourer

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Hance family was Farm Labourer. Carpenter, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hance. The most common Hance occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 6% of Hance's were Carpenters.

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Hance Historical Records

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Hance Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Hance life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Hance in 1943 was 42, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hance

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