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Hansen Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans.

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


Similar surnames: Hanssen, Jansen, Hensen, Hanser, Hannen, Hansel, Hanse, Hanson

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Hansen Family Origin

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Hansen Family Occupations

What did your Hansen ancestors do for a living?

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  • Mariner

    4%
  • Boarding Master

    3%
  • Shipbroker

    3%
  • Tailor

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Hansen family was Tailor. Mariner, Boarding Master and Shipbroker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hansen. The most common Hansen occupation in the UK was Mariner. 4% of Hansen's were Mariners.

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Hansen Historical Records

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Hansen Life Expectancy

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Famous Hansen Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)

Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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