Hanig Family History

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Hanig Name Meaning

German (also Hänig): from a dialect variant of Henning.

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

Similar surnames: Hannig, Hang, Henig, Honig, Haning, Hanis, Haig, Habig, Denig, Harig

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Hanig Family Origin

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Hanig Family Occupations

What did your Hanig ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Lady Companion was the top reported job for people in the UK named Hanig. 34% of Hanig women worked as a Lady Companion

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Lady Companion
  • Typist (nat Health Ins)
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Hanig Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hanig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hanig 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 403 immigration records available for the last name Hanig. 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 584 military records available for the last name Hanig. For the veterans among your Hanig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hanig Life Expectancy

What is the average Hanig lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Hanig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hanig in 1963 was 64, and 96 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hanig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hanig 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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