Hanson

First Name
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
111k
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys
First
Last

How to Pronounce Hanson

  • Automated Male (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • Automated Female (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
How difficult is it to pronounce Hanson?

Meanings and Origins

What does the name Hanson mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Hanson

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

Wiktionary

From Hann +‎ -son.

  1. A patronymic surname​.

Notable Persons Named Hanson

Hanson Boakai is a soccer player for the FC Edmonton, Canada men's national under–17 soccer team, and Canada men's national under-20 soccer team. Hanson was born on October 28th, 1996 in Teldou, Nzérékoré Region, Guinea.

Popularity:

Hanson Weightman Baldwin was a famous somebody. Hanson was born on March 22nd, 1903 in Baltimore. He left this life on November 13th, 1991.

Popularity:

Hanson Victor Turner is a military person.

Popularity:

Hanson Puthuff is a notable human.

Popularity:

Hanson Horsey was a baseball player. Hanson was born on November 26th, 1889 in Galena, Maryland. He breathed his last breath on December 1st, 1949.

Popularity:

Hanson Tylor Dowell was an MLA for Annapolis East. Hanson was born on September 14th, 1906 in Stewiacke. He died on September 23rd, 2000.

Popularity:

Notable Persons With the Last Name Hanson

Pauline Hanson is a politician, socialite, activist, businesswoman, politics, activism, islam, multiculturalism, business, fish, chips, and real estate. Pauline was born on May 27th, 1954 in Brisbane.

Popularity:

John Hanson was a merchant and politician. John was born on April 14th, 1721 in near Port Tobacco, Province of Maryland. He died on November 15th, 1783.

Popularity:

Taylor Hanson is a musician. He plays Vocals, keyboards, piano, percussions, bongos, drums, tambourine, guitar, bass guitar, harmonica, Electronic keyboard, and Bongo drum. His most notable accomplishments were from 1992 to 1992. Taylor was given the name Jordan Taylor Hanson on March 14th, 1983.

Popularity:

Curtis Hanson is a film director, producer, screenwriter, and producer andscreenwriter. His most notable accomplishments were from 1970 to present. Curtis was given the name Curtis Lee Hanson on March 24th, 1945 in Reno, Nevada, U.S.

Popularity:

Isaac Hanson is a musician. He plays Guitar, Bass guitar, Piano, Electronic keyboard, Synthesizer, Drum kit, and Vocals. His most notable accomplishments were from 1992 to 1992. Isaac was given the name Clarke Isaac Hanson on November 17th, 1980.

Popularity:

Zac Hanson is a pop rock and indie rock musician. He plays Vocals, drums, percussion, piano, keyboards, guitar, synthesizer, and Electronic keyboard. He has been prominent since 1992. Zac was given the name Zachary Walker Hanson on October 22nd, 1985.

Popularity:

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

Click Here to Show Chart Data
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
2015 42 0 42
2016 38 0 38

Where is the name Hanson popular?

View popular names by state or region.

Popularity of Hanson as a first name

The map shows the absolute popularity of the name Hanson as a first name in each of the states. See other popular names in California, New York, or Texas.

Popularity of Hanson as a last name

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Hanson as a last name in each of the states. See other popular names in North Dakota, Minnesota, or South Dakota.

Common last names for Hanson

  • Johnson
  • Smith
  • Williams
  • Peterson

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hanson U.S.
  White 92.11% 64.26%
  African American 2.85% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.70% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.67% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.55% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.11% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hanson

People with the last name Hanson are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Hanson

  • How Popular is the name Hanson? Hanson is the 8,156th most popular name of all time. As a last name Hanson was the 276th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Hanson have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,461 babies born with the first name Hanson in the United States. That's more than enough people named Hanson to occupy the territory of Tokelau (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,411 (as of October 18, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Hanson? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1883 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Hanson first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hanson is Saturday, May 31st, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Hanson born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hanson was in 2014 with a total of 47 babies.
  • Random Hanson Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Hanson is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Hanson: Your name in reverse order is Nosnah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Snhaon. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hanson? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 111,144 people with the last name Hanson.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hanson? Hanson was ranked as the 276th most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!

What Hanson's Have Visited This Page?

Name poster for Hanson

Name poster for Hanson(click to save the high quality version)

  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.