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

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Origin and Meaning of Hanway

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Alt. Meaning

H is for happiness, you always bring.

A is for attractive, inside and out

N is for number one, make sure to take care of yourself above all others

W is for wise, more tomorrow that today.

A is for achievements, the many over a lifetime

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Notable Persons Named Hanway

Hanway was born in 1867. He left this life on March 5th, 1921.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Hanway

Tom was born in 1961.



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Popularity of Hanway as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hanway U.S.
  White 77.87% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 10.64% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.77% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 8.30% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hanway

People with the last name Hanway are most frequently White or American Indian and Alaska Native

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Fun Facts about the name Hanway

  • How Popular is the name Hanway? As a last name Hanway was the 45,495th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Hanway? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Hanway was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Hanway: Your name in reverse order is Yawnah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yanwah. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hanway? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 470 people with the last name Hanway.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hanway? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Hanway as their last name since less than 1 person in 625k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Hanways Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Hanway born Jun 9, 2015

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Korea approximately on 1450. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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