US Popularity:6537
Origin:Scandinavian
Meaning:son of Hans
Hanson is a boy’s name that means, quite literally, “son of Hans.” While it is Scandinavian in origin, Hanson is also attributed to the Anglo-Saxons, which could account for its common occurrence as an English surname. Hanson is a patronymic name, meaning that it derives from the father’s—or ancestor’s—name. If there isn’t a family member called Hans, however, don’t worry! Baby Hanson will still conjure images of strapping Viking youths and pay homage to your Scandinavian heritage.

Famous People Named Hanson

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  • Howard Hanson
    Composer

Hanson Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Hanson is currently #4277 on The Bump
Boy:Hanson is currently #1416 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Hanson is currently #6537 in U.S. births
Boy:Hanson is currently #2219 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

Year:
2022
#6537
in 2022
+ 928
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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