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Hanson

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How popular is the baby 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
2015 42 0 42

Fun Facts about the name Hanson

  • How many people with the first name Hanson have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,423 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 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Hanson is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2001.
  • 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 Nhonsa. 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!
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Popularity of Hanson as a first name

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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

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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.

From Hann +‎ -son.

  1. A patronymic surname​.

Other Inspirations for the Name Hanson

Hanson Brick
Hanson Bridgett
Hanson Mmmbop
Hanson Pipe
Hanson Spy
Hanson Tour
Hanson V. Denckla
Hanson Aggregates
Hanson Band
Hanson Brothers
Hanson Wade

Notable Persons With the Last Name Hanson

Taylor Hanson

Taylor Hanson is a musician with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1992 to present. Taylor was born in 1983 as Jordan Taylor Hanson.

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Zac Hanson

Zac Hanson is a musician specializing in pop rock and indie rock music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1992 to present. Zac was born in 1985 as Zachary Walker Hanson.

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Isaac Hanson

Isaac Hanson is a musical artist with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1992 to present. Isaac was born in 1980 as Clarke Isaac Hanson.

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Jason Hanson

Jason Hanson is a NFL player. Jason was born in 1970 in Spokane, Washington, U.S.

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Curtis Hanson

Curtis Hanson is a film director, producer and screenwriter with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1970 to present. Curtis was born in 1945 as Curtis Lee Hanson in Reno, Nevada, U.S.

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What does the name Hanson mean?

His for honor, your most valuable possession.

Ais for authentic, be real

Nis for noteworthy, just like your achievements

Sis for serene, your calm time.

Ois for outgoing, so sociable are you

Nis for nurturing, to all that need help

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