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since 1880

Hanson

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Scandinavian
  • #8185 All Time
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Hanson" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1883 5 0 5
1899 5 0 5
1900 6 0 6
1903 5 0 5
1904 5 0 5
1909 5 0 5
1913 11 0 11
1914 6 0 6
1915 9 0 9
1916 10 0 10
1917 11 0 11
1918 9 0 9
1919 8 0 8
1920 10 0 10
1921 9 0 9
1922 13 0 13
1923 8 0 8
1924 8 0 8
1925 14 0 14
1926 10 0 10
1927 11 0 11
1928 6 0 6
1929 8 0 8
1930 7 0 7
1931 14 0 14
1932 8 0 8
1933 7 0 7
1934 9 0 9
1935 8 0 8
1936 5 0 5
1937 10 0 10
1939 7 0 7
1940 11 0 11
1942 9 0 9
1943 10 0 10
1944 5 0 5
1945 9 0 9
1946 8 0 8
1947 16 0 16
1948 5 0 5
1949 17 0 17
1951 13 0 13
1952 6 0 6
1953 8 0 8
1954 9 0 9
1955 8 0 8
1956 7 0 7
1957 13 0 13
1958 11 0 11
1959 5 0 5
1960 5 0 5
1961 9 0 9
1962 9 0 9
1963 7 0 7
1964 9 0 9
1966 8 0 8
1967 5 0 5
1968 8 0 8
1970 5 0 5
1971 5 0 5
1974 7 0 7
1975 9 0 9
1976 9 0 9
1977 10 0 10
1978 7 0 7
1979 13 0 13
1980 9 0 9
1981 7 0 7
1982 9 0 9
1983 17 0 17
1984 19 0 19
1985 16 0 16
1986 12 0 12
1987 12 0 12
1988 8 0 8
1989 17 0 17
1990 17 0 17
1991 10 0 10
1992 12 0 12
1993 21 0 21
1994 17 0 17
1995 20 0 20
1996 13 0 13
1997 29 0 29
1998 29 0 29
1999 24 0 24
2000 36 0 36
2001 32 0 32
2002 40 0 40
2003 35 0 35
2004 26 0 26
2005 28 0 28
2006 27 0 27
2007 32 0 32
2008 28 0 28
2009 23 0 23
2010 29 0 29
2011 39 0 39
2012 43 0 43
2013 36 0 36
2014 47 0 47

Want to know about the populiarty of Hanson? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,381 babies born with the name Hanson in the United States. That's more than enough Hansons to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1883 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Hanson" was in 2014 with a total of 47 babies.

According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Hanson" is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 10 babies in California have the same name as you in 2012. Across the entire United States a total of only 43 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Hanson popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Hanson in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Hanson" mean? The list below shows the origins of Hanson as well as things modernly associated with the name Hanson such as celebrities named Hanson.

Scandinavian

Origin and Meaning of Hanson

The name "Hanson" is of Scandinavian origin, and it means "Son of Hans (also Hansen, Hanssen, and Hansson)". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Alternative Meanings

H is for hand, that you always give.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

N is for nice, need I say more?

S is for sensible, the practical side.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

Your name in reverse order is "Nosnah". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nohsan". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Hanson born Aug 23, 1929

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Bulgaria approximately on 675. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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