US Popularity:6138
Other Origin(s):German, Hebrew
Meaning:Son of Hann; God is gracious
Hanson is a boy’s name that means, quite literally, “son of Hann.” While it is English in origin as a surname, Hanson has Flemish ties, as Hann is a version of John, which signifies “God is gracious.” 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 Hann, however, don’t worry! Baby Hanson will still pay homage to your heritage.

Famous People Named Hanson

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  • Howard Hanson

Hanson Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Hanson is currently #4277 on The Bump
Boy:Hanson is currently #2397 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Hanson is currently #6138 in U.S. births
Boy:Hanson is currently #2849 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 220
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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