Other Origin(s):Danish, Dutch, German, Hebrew, Norwegian
Meaning:Son of Hans; Jehovah has favored
Hanssen could be a subtle yet sweet way to honor a loved one with your new addition's name. A variant of Hansen, this masculine name is used in Norway, Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark, and Scandinavia. With the meaning "son of Hans," you can pay homage to a special John, Hans, or Johannes, giving baby a figure to look up to in life. Hanssen is one of many names that originated with the Hebrew Yochanan, meaning "Jehovah has favored," giving it ties to faith if that is another element you wish baby to explore.
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