Hanger Family History

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Hanger Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English hanger, hangre ‘wood on a steep hillside’, or habitational name from a place named with this word, as for example Hanger in Netley Marsh, Hampshire.

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

Similar surnames: Hunger, Ranger, Manger, Hager, Anger, Hanmer, Sanger, Hamer, Fanger

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Hanger Family Origin

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Hanger Family Occupations

What did your Hanger ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Plasterer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hanger. 25% of Hanger men worked as a Plasterer and 82% of Hanger women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hanger were Carpenter joiner and House Keeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Plasterer
  • Incapacitated
  • Clicker Boot Trade
  • Carpenter joiner

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Servant
  • House Keeper

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

Hanger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Hanger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hanger 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 Hanger. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Hanger. For the veterans among your Hanger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hanger Life Expectancy

What is the average Hanger lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hanger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hanger in 1954 was 57, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hanger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hanger 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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