Hansson Family History

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Hansson Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Hans. Respelling of Hanssen.

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


Similar surnames: Hanson, Hanssen, Jansson, Hasson, Hansen, Johansson, Larsson, Jonsson

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Hansson Family Origin

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Hansson Family Occupations

What did your Hansson ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Sheet Metal Worker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hansson. 16% of Hansson men worked as a Sheet Metal Worker and 65% of Hansson women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hansson were Incapacitated and Shop Keepertxsoker Store Frintrer florist

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Sheet Metal Worker
    16%
  • Gas Fitter (gas L Coke Co)
    8%
  • House Bay
    8%
  • Incapacitated
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    65%
  • Clerk Mail Order
    6%
  • Shoe Machinist ()
    6%
  • Shop Keepertxsoker Store Frintrer florist
    6%

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

Hansson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Hansson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hansson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Hansson

Passenger List

There are 29,000 immigration records available for the last name Hansson. 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 527 military records available for the last name Hansson. For the veterans among your Hansson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hansson Life Expectancy

What is the average Hansson lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Hansson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Hansson in 1962 was 65, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hansson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hansson 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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