Hans

First Name
15k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
4k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Hans

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  1. A male given name of German origin, occasionally used in English.

Hans was also found in the following language(s): Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Faroese, German, Norwegian, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Hans

Hans Zimmer is a soundtrack composer and record producer. He plays Piano, Keyboard instrument, Synthesizer, and Guitar. He holds the title Crimson Tide – "Roll Tide", Gladiator – "Battle", Hans Zimmer, and Lisa Gerrard – "Now We Are Free". He has had major accomplishments since 1977. Hans was given the name Hans Florian Zimmer on September 12th, 1957 in Frankfurt.

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Dolph Lundgren is an actor, director, screenwriter, producer, martial artist, chemical engineer, film director, and film producer. He has had major accomplishments since 1983. Dolph was given the name Hans Lundgren on November 3rd, 1957 in Spånga, Stockholm, Sweden.

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Hans Christian Andersen was a children's literature and travel literature writer. Hans was born on April 2nd, 1805 in Odense. He breathed his last breath on August 5th, 1875.

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H R. Giger was a painter, sculptor, set designer, and film director. H was given the name Hans Rudolf Giger on February 5th, 1940 in Chur, Graubünden, Switzerland. He breathed his last breath on May 12th, 2014.

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Hans Albert Einstein was a hydraulic engineer. He holds the title Professor of hydraulic engineering. Hans was born Hans Albert Einstein as the child of Albert Einstein and Mileva Marić on May 14th, 1904 in Bern, Switzerland. He passed away on July 26th, 1973.

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Hans Holbein the Younger is an artist. Hans was born in Augsburg.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Hans

Hans Raj Hans is a musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1983 to present. Hans was born on April 9th, 1964.

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Hans is a regent of arendelle and regent.

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Navraj Hans is a musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 2012 to present. Navraj was born Navraj Hans in Jalandhar.

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Yuvraj Hans is a music of punjab musician. He was most prominent from 2011 to present. Yuvraj was born Yuvraj Hans in Jalandhar.

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Pushpa Hans was a film actor and playback singer. Pushpa was born on November 30th, 1917 in Fazilka, Punjab, British India. She breathed her last breath on December 9th, 2011.

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Oscar was born on February 6th, 1910 in Volmerange-lès-Boulay.

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How popular is the baby name Hans in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 21 0 21
1881 23 0 23
1882 27 0 27
1883 28 0 28
1884 26 0 26
1885 33 0 33
1886 20 0 20
1887 23 0 23
1888 27 0 27
1889 25 0 25
1890 17 0 17
1891 25 0 25
1892 28 0 28
1893 14 0 14
1894 19 0 19
1895 22 0 22
1896 16 0 16
1897 21 0 21
1898 27 0 27
1899 17 0 17
1900 18 0 18
1901 14 0 14
1902 17 0 17
1903 16 0 16
1904 17 0 17
1905 17 0 17
1906 16 0 16
1907 14 0 14
1908 16 0 16
1909 29 0 29
1910 27 0 27
1911 26 0 26
1912 56 0 56
1913 72 0 72
1914 73 0 73
1915 98 0 98
1916 85 0 85
1917 86 0 86
1918 78 0 78
1919 61 0 61
1920 63 0 63
1921 68 0 68
1922 62 0 62
1923 66 0 66
1924 61 0 61
1925 81 0 81
1926 96 0 96
1927 89 0 89
1928 68 0 68
1929 87 0 87
1930 101 0 101
1931 83 0 83
1932 83 0 83
1933 80 0 80
1934 92 0 92
1935 73 0 73
1936 76 0 76
1937 69 0 69
1938 76 0 76
1939 57 0 57
1940 69 0 69
1941 60 0 60
1942 73 0 73
1943 50 0 50
1944 50 0 50
1945 43 0 43
1946 35 0 35
1947 49 0 49
1948 45 0 45
1949 61 0 61
1950 65 0 65
1951 75 0 75
1952 82 0 82
1953 121 0 121
1954 122 0 122
1955 149 0 149
1956 159 0 159
1957 138 0 138
1958 185 0 185
1959 181 0 181
1960 204 0 204
1961 203 0 203
1962 211 0 211
1963 237 0 237
1964 251 0 251
1965 222 0 222
1966 232 0 232
1967 267 0 267
1968 242 0 242
1969 262 5 257
1970 269 0 269
1971 265 0 265
1972 225 0 225
1973 227 0 227
1974 232 0 232
1975 197 0 197
1976 196 0 196
1977 204 0 204
1978 182 0 182
1979 194 0 194
1980 211 0 211
1981 223 0 223
1982 215 0 215
1983 175 0 175
1984 185 0 185
1985 178 0 178
1986 179 0 179
1987 164 0 164
1988 160 0 160
1989 183 0 183
1990 187 0 187
1991 161 0 161
1992 170 0 170
1993 149 0 149
1994 141 0 141
1995 152 0 152
1996 125 0 125
1997 141 0 141
1998 150 0 150
1999 153 0 153
2000 132 0 132
2001 127 0 127
2002 98 0 98
2003 128 0 128
2004 112 0 112
2005 129 0 129
2006 119 0 119
2007 115 0 115
2008 108 0 108
2009 112 0 112
2010 104 0 104
2011 67 0 67
2012 91 0 91
2013 98 0 98
2014 133 0 133
2015 121 0 121
2016 131 0 131
2017 145 0 145

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Popularity of Hans as a first name

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Popularity of Hans as a last name

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Common last names for Hans

  • Hansen
  • Jensen
  • Hanson
  • Nielsen
  • Petersen
  • Johnson
  • Anderson
  • Larsen
  • Christensen
  • Andersen
  • Peterson
  • Nelson
  • Schmidt
  • Rasmussen
  • Olsen
  • Pedersen
  • Jorgensen
  • Sorensen
  • Mueller
  • Olson

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hans U.S.
  White 81.82% 64.26%
  African American 3.23% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 10.23% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.23% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.49% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hans

People with the last name Hans are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Hans

  • How Popular is the name Hans? Hans is the 2,025th most popular name of all time. As a last name Hans was the 7,516th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Hans have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 14,632 babies born with the first name Hans in the United States. That's more than enough people named Hans to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Hans? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 21 new born babies.
  • When was Hans first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hans is Tuesday, May 24th, 1864.
  • What year had the most people named Hans born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hans was in 1970 with a total of 269 babies.
  • Random Hans Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Hans is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 10 babies in California have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Hans: Your name in reverse order is Snah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sanh. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hans? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,427 people with the last name Hans.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hans? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Hans as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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