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Hann Family History

Hann Name Meaning

English: from the medieval personal name Han(n), which is usually a short form of Johan (see John). In some cases, however, it may be from Henry and even Randolph (for the replacement of R- by H- in Germanic names introduced by the Normans, compare Hick). German: from an aphetic form of the personal name Johann (see John).

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


Similar surnames: Mann, Henn, Hain, Hunn, Hanna, Nann, Lann, Gann, Hans, Hahn

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Where is the Hann family from?

You can see how Hann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hann family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hann families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 307 Hann families living in Somerset. This was about 18% of all the recorded Hann's in the UK. Somerset had the highest population of Hann families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hann ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hann. 9% of Hann men worked as a General Labourer and 70% of Hann women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hann were Incapacitated and Incapacitated.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    9%
  • Gardener
    5%
  • Dairy Farmer
    5%
  • Incapacitated
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    70%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Unpaid Household Duties
    2%
  • Incapacitated
    2%
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Census Records

There are 80,000 census records available for the last name Hann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hann census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Hann. 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 Cards

There are 14,000 military records available for the last name Hann. For the veterans among your Hann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hann lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Hann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Hann in 1944 was 41, and 73 in 2004.

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