Hannah Family History

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Hannah Name Meaning

Scottish, northern Irish, and English: variant spelling of Hanna.

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

Similar surnames: Hannahs, Hanna, Bannan, Hanway, Hanny, Hannum, Annas, Lannan, Hannay

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Hannah Family Origin

Where is the Hannah family from?

Hannah Family Occupations

What did your Hannah ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Farmer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hannah. A less common occupation for the Hannah family was Annuitant. The most common Hannah occupation in the UK was Labourer. 4% of Hannah's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Coal Miner

  • Annuitant


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

Hannah Historical Records

What Hannah family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 160,000 census records available for the last name Hannah. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hannah 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 24,000 immigration records available for the last name Hannah. 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 21,000 military records available for the last name Hannah. For the veterans among your Hannah ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hannah Life Expectancy

What is the average Hannah lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Hannah life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hannah in 1942 was 50, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hannah

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hannah 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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