Hannan Family History

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Hannan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAnnáin ‘descendant of Annán’, a contracted form of Annach, a byname of uncertain meaning. Muslim: from the Arabic personal name Hannan ‘compassionate’, ‘merciful’.

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

Similar surnames: Hanna, Hannon, Mannan, Hanahan, Honan, Cannan, Shannon, Cannon

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Hannan Family Origin

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Hannan Family Occupations

What did your Hannan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Coal Miner and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hannan. The most common Hannan occupation in the UK was Labourer. 5% of Hannan's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Hannan family was Mason.

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  • Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Mason


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

Hannan Historical Records

What Hannan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 77,000 census records available for the last name Hannan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hannan 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 16,000 immigration records available for the last name Hannan. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Hannan. For the veterans among your Hannan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hannan Life Expectancy

What is the average Hannan lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Hannan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Hannan in 1940 was 53, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hannan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hannan 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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