When Hannah Hand was born about 1795, in Cape May, New Jersey, United States, her father, Absalom Hand Sr, was 37 and her mother, Martha Hand, was 39. She married James Holmes on 22 January 1814, in Cape May, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died before 1850.
English, German, and Dutch: nickname for someone with a peculiarity or deformity of the hand or perhaps to skill in its use, from Middle English hond(e), hand(e), Middle High German hant, found in such appellations as Johan metter hant (Rijkhoven 1284), Liebhard mit der Hand (Augsburg 1383).
Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from German Hand ‘hand’ (see 1 above).
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fhlaithimh (see Guthrie ), as a result of association with the Gaelic word lámh ‘hand’. It is used as an English equivalent for several other names of Gaelic origin too, such as Claffey , Glavin , and McClave .