When Hans Marcher Hansen was born on 9 August 1818, in Arnager, Bornholm, Denmark, his father, Hans Hansen Poder, was 39 and his mother, Karen Kirstine Jensen Graah, was 31. He died in 1887, at the age of 69.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Thor, Jorgen, Knud, Holger, Morten, Nils, Einer, Johan.
Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, Flemish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans . This is the most common surname in Norway. Compare Hanson 4 and also 2 below.
Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, Dutch, Flemish, and Danish Hanssen , a variant of 1 above. Compare Hansson 2.
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