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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Hannegan

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Alt. Meaning

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

A is for achievements, the many over a lifetime

N is for novel, don't get too complicated!

N is for neighborly, friendly to all acquaintances

E is for eager, let's get started!

G is for grace, an admirable trait!

A is for assertive, a great leader

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Hannegan

Robert E. Hannegan was an office holder. Robert was born on June 30th, 1903 in St. Louis. He died on October 6th, 1949.


Edward A. Hannegan was a Member of the U. S. House of Representatives from Indiana's 7th district, from Indiana, Member of theU. S. House of RepresentativesfromIndiana's 7th district, United States Senator, fromIndiana, Indiana House of Representatives, and United States Senate. His most notable accomplishments were from 1833 to 1837. Edward was born on June 25th, 1807 in Hamilton County, Ohio. He passed away on February 25th, 1859.



Caitlin Hannegan is an athlete for the Sonoma County Sol (WPSL).


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Popularity of Hannegan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hannegan U.S.
  White 91.12% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.95% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hannegan

People with the last name Hannegan are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Hannegan

  • How Popular is the name Hannegan? As a last name Hannegan was the 74,608th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Hannegan? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Hannegan was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Hannegan: Your name in reverse order is Nagennah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hneangna. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hannegan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 259 people with the last name Hannegan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hannegan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Hannegan as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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