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The Hannekere surname finds its earliest origins with the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. Their name is derived from the baptismal name for the son of John.

Hannekere Early Origins



The surname Hannekere was first found in Oxfordshire, where they were Lords of the Manor in that county from the most ancient times. The family originally settled in England after the Norman Conquest and at that time was registered in the rolls as De Hanacre.

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Hannekere Early History


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Hannekere Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hannekere research. Another 171 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 127 and 1273 are included under the topic Early Hannekere History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hannekere Spelling Variations


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Hannekere Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Hannekere are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Hannekere include: Hanker, Hancker, Hanekere, Hanekare, De Hanacre and others.

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Hannekere Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hannekere Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 19 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hannekere 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



Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Hannekere or a variant listed above: Christopher Hancker, who sailed to Philadelphia, Pa. in 1752 and William Hanker, also to Philadelphia in 1813.

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