Meaning and Origin of: Hansen

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First name origins & meanings:

  • English : Son of a nobleman
  • Hebrew : God's grace

Last name origin & meaning:

  • Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, and North German : patronymic from the personal name Hans.
  • This name is recorded in Beverwijck in New Netherland in the mid 17th century, but it was also brought independently to North America by many other bearers from different parts of northwest Europe.