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What does Hansen mean?

Hansen Pronunciation of Hansen [hansen] as a name for boys has the meaning "son of Hans". Hansen is a version of Hanson (Scandinavian, German, Danish).


Hansen has 2 variants: Hanssen and Hansson.

Creative forms:
(male) Harsen, Haysen, ..

(female) Hanhe, Hanlen, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hansen Jamal (H.J.), ..

How popular is Hansen?

Hansen is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#193 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent variation form of Hansen (not ranked) is Hanson. Other forms, like Hanssen, are uncommon. Adoption of this form of Hansen reached its peak during the years 1900-1909. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hanson in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hansen and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Babsen (see Babson), Bensen, Bransen, Carsen, Haaken, Hadden, Haden, Hagen, Halden, Halen, Hallen, Halsey, Halten (see Halton), Hamlen, Hanan, Haniel, Hanlea, Hanlee, Hanley, Hannan, Hannes, Hans, Hanschen, Hansel, Hansl, Hanss, Hanyel, Hanzel, Harben, Harden, Harken, Harlen, Harmen, Hasan, Hassan, Haven, Hayden, Hazen, Jaisen, Janse, Jansen, Janson, Janssen, Janzen, Jasen, Jaysen, Jensen, Kannen, Landen, Larsen, Mansel, Manten (see Manton), Massen, Sanson, Tamsen, Tannen, Tansen and Tanson. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hansen.

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