Hannam Family History

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Hannam Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place called Hanham in Gloucestershire, which was originally Old English Hanum, dative plural of han ‘rock’, hence ‘(place) at the rocks’. The ending -ham is by analogy with other place names with this very common unstressed ending.

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

Similar surnames: Hallam, Hannay, Canham, Haslam, Hanney, Hanna, Annan, Hanas, Handal

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Hannam Family Origin

Where is the Hannam family from?

Hannam Family Occupations

What did your Hannam ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Hannam occupation in the UK was Farmer. 10% of Hannam's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hannam family was Farm Labourer. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hannam.

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  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Blacksmith

  • Farm Labourer


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

Hannam Historical Records

What Hannam family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 33,000 census records available for the last name Hannam. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hannam 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Hannam. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hannam. For the veterans among your Hannam ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hannam Life Expectancy

What is the average Hannam lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Hannam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Hannam in 1963 was 70, and 79 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hannam

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hannam 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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