Hanes Family History

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Hanes Name Meaning

English and Welsh: variant spelling of Haynes.

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

Similar surnames: Haines, Haynes, Hane, Haney, Hynes, Lanes, Vanes, Hankes, Ranes

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Hanes Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hanes name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Hanes. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Hanes Family Origin

Where is the Hanes family from?

Hanes Family Occupations

What did your Hanes ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Hanes family was Carrier. The most common Hanes occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Hanes's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Agric Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hanes.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Agric Laborer

  • Carrier


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hanes ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hanes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 70,000 census records available for the last name Hanes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hanes 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Hanes. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Hanes. For the veterans among your Hanes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hanes Life Expectancy

What is the average Hanes lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Hanes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hanes in 1940 was 42, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hanes ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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