Hance Family History

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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

What did your Hance ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Gardener and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hance. 4% of Hance men worked as a Gardener and 55% of Hance women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hance were Bus Driver L P T B and Domestic Service

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Gardener
  • General Labourer
  • Bread Baker
  • Bus Driver L P T B

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Service

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Hance Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 35,000 census records available for the last name Hance. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hance census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hance. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Hance. For the veterans among your Hance ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hance Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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