Hunan Family History

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Hunan Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Human, Hunn, Honan, Hulan, Hanan, Nunan, Han, Hua, Guan, Hunt

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Hunan Family Origin

Where is the Hunan family from?

Hunan Family Occupations

What did your Hunan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Hunan occupation in the UK was Ironworker. 100% of Hunan's were Ironworkers.

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  • Ironworker


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

Hunan Historical Records

What Hunan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 947 census records available for the last name Hunan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hunan 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 128 immigration records available for the last name Hunan. 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 412 military records available for the last name Hunan. For the veterans among your Hunan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hunan Life Expectancy

What is the average Hunan lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hunan 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hunan

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