Hankerson Family History

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Hankerson Name Meaning

English (Warwickshire): probably a variant of Hankinson.

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

Similar surnames: Dunkerson, Enderson, Hickerson, Parkerson, Atkerson, Higgerson

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Hankerson Family Origin

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Hankerson Family Occupations

What did your Hankerson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Hankerson occupation in the UK was Brick Maker. 25% of Hankerson's were Brick Makers. Brick Maker, Bricklayers Labourer and Silk Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hankerson. A less common occupation for the Hankerson family was Watch Finisher.

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  • Brick Maker

  • Bricklayers Labourer

  • Silk Weaver

  • Watch Finisher


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

Hankerson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Hankerson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hankerson 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 181 immigration records available for the last name Hankerson. 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 714 military records available for the last name Hankerson. For the veterans among your Hankerson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hankerson Life Expectancy

What is the average Hankerson lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Hankerson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hankerson in 1949 was 67, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hankerson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hankerson 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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