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The name Hannaford first arose amongst the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is derived from their having lived in the township of Handforth, in the parish of Cheadle in the county of Cheshire.

Hannaford Early Origins



The surname Hannaford was first found in Cheshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Hannaford Spelling Variations


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Hannaford Spelling Variations



One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations under which the name Hannaford has appeared include Handford, Hanford and others.

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Hannaford Early History


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Hannaford Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hannaford research. Another 131 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 123 and 1230 are included under the topic Early Hannaford History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hannaford Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hannaford Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hannaford Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Hannaford arrived in North America very early:

Hannaford Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Annie Hannaford, aged 26, who landed in America from London, in 1892
  • Charles Hannaford, aged 22, who landed in America from London, in 1892
  • Mrs. A. S. Hannaford, aged 28, who emigrated to the United States, in 1893

Hannaford Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • James Hannaford, aged 68, who settled in America from Devon, in 1904
  • Clara Hannaford, aged 25, who settled in America from Cornwall, in 1904
  • Sarah Hannaford, aged 58, who emigrated to the United States from Cornwall, in 1904
  • William Hannaford, aged 25, who landed in America from Melbourne, in 1905
  • Horace Hannaford, aged 15, who landed in America from Melbourne, in 1905
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Hannaford Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Thomas Hannaford, aged 23, who emigrated to St. John's Newfoundland, in 1905
  • John Hannaford, aged 23, who emigrated to Newfoundland in 1906
  • Lawrence Hannaford, aged 20, who emigrated to Petty Harbour, Newfoundland, in 1911
  • Samuel Hannaford, aged 20, who settled in St. John's Newfoundland, in 1911
  • Samuel J. Hannaford, aged 23, who emigrated to Petty Harbour, Newfoundland, in 1914
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Hannaford Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Susannah Hannaford arrived in Holdfast Bay, Australia aboard the ship "Brightman" in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BRIGHTMAN 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Brightman.htm
  • Richard Elliott Hannaford arrived in Holdfast Bay, Australia aboard the ship "Brightman" in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BRIGHTMAN 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Brightman.htm
  • George Williams Hannaford arrived in Holdfast Bay, Australia aboard the ship "Brightman" in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BRIGHTMAN 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Brightman.htm
  • William Hannaford arrived in Holdfast Bay, Australia aboard the ship "Brightman" in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BRIGHTMAN 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Brightman.htm
  • Elizabeth Joan Hannaford arrived in Holdfast Bay, Australia aboard the ship "Brightman" in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BRIGHTMAN 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Brightman.htm
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hannaford (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hannaford (post 1700)



  • Peter Dor Hannaford (1932-2015), American business and political consultant to California Governor and U.S. President Ronald W. Reagan
  • Mark Warren Hannaford (1925-1985), American politician, U.S. Representative from California
  • Jule Murat Hannaford (1850-1934), American president of Northern Pacific Railway (1913 to 1920)
  • Arthur Hannaford, founder of Hannaford Bros. Company, the supermarket chain in 1883
  • Samuel Hannaford (1835-1911), American architect, known for his designs of the Music Hall and City Hall, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Charles "Charlie" Hannaford (1896-1970), English footballer
  • Alf Hannaford (1890-1969), Inventor of Farming Machinery
  • Ross Andrew Hannaford (1950-2016), nicknamed "Hanna, " an Australian musician, co-founder of the Australian rock band Daddy Cool
  • Peter Hannaford (b. 1939), Australian University Professor and Director at Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne, winner of the Walter Boas Medal in 1985
  • Robert Lyall Hannaford (b. 1944), nicknamed "Alfie", an Australian realist artist
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Hannaford Historic Events


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Hannaford Historic Events




HMS Prince of Wales

  • Mr. Frederick Joseph George Hannaford, British Marine, who sailed in to battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and survived the sinking

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Hannaford Family Crest Products


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Hannaford Family Crest Products




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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BRIGHTMAN 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Brightman.htm

Other References

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  3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  6. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  8. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  9. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
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The Hannaford Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hannaford Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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