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What does Hanson mean?

Hanson Pronunciation of Hanson [han-son] as a boys' name is of Scandinavian, German and Danish origin, and the meaning of Hanson is "son of Hans". Singing brothers Taylor, Isaac, and Zac Hanson.

Associated with: scandinavian.


Hanson has 3 variants: Hansen, Hanssen and Hansson.

Affiliated boy name: Anson.

Creative forms:
(male) Harson, Hason, ..

(female) Hanmin, Hanwen, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hanson Marquis (H.M.), ..

How popular is Hanson?

Hanson is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#251 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Hanson reached its top rank of #1548 in the U.S. in the 1900s, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hanson outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Anson (#803 a year ago) is the only other popular alternative form of Hanson. These relations of Hanson are at the peak of their popularity presently (usage of 0.02%). Anson is the continual favorite.

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Alanson, Annson, Benson, Branson, Cannon, Canon, Canyon, Carson, Cason, Danon, Dawson, Dayson, Gannon, Garson, Hacon, Haddon, Hadon, Haimon, Hakon, Halton, Hanan, Hannan, Hanno, Hanok, Hans, Hanschen, Hansel, Hansl, Hanss, Hardon, Harmon, Haron, Haroon, Hasan, Hassan, Haydon, Hewson, Hobson, Hudson, Jacson, Jaison, Jakson, Jansen, Janson, Jansson, Jaxson, Jayson, Jenson, Jonson, Kannon, Kanon, Karson, Kason, Landon, Larson, Lawson, Manton, Mason, Masson, Maxson, Parson, Randon, Ransom, Rawson, Ronson, Samson, Sansom, Sanson, Sansone, Tamson, Tannon, Tansen, Tanson, Tanton and Tayson. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hanson.

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