Hanner History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

A multitude of prestigious family names, such as the surname Hanner, were formed in the lands which became the modern state of Germany, a place renowned for its beauty, industry, and economic power. However, in the medieval era, Germany was fragmented and inhabited by numerous Barbarian tribes, who fought amongst themselves for control of the land. At this time, the surname Hanner emerged throughout the German territories.

Early Origins of the Hanner family

The surname Hanner was first found in Germany, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name Hann became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal System and the nation. Hans den alten Hanne and his son Hans den junge Hanne were recorded in the "Zeirschrift fur deutsche Geschicte des Oberrheins" in the year 1386. In 1498, Bernhardus Hani appears in the Wurttembergische Regesten" as a citizen of Grosseislingen.

Early History of the Hanner family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hanner research. Another 95 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1752, 1839, 1921, 1792, 1863, 1843, 1805 and 1880 are included under the topic Early Hanner History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hanner Spelling Variations

One can encounter great variation in the spelling of surnames: in early times, spelling in general, and thus the spelling of names was not yet standardized; and later, spellings would change with branching and movement of families. Variations of the name Hanner include Hann, Hanne, Hänn, Hahn, Hahne, Hahnn, Hahnne, Haann, Haanne, Haan, Haane, Hahner, Hahnen, Hahns, Hahnlen, Hähnel, Hannel, Hanl, Hanner, Hanns, Haun, Haunn, Hawn, Honn, Honnel, Honner, Hohn, Hohne, Haen and many more.

Early Notables of the Hanner family (pre 1700)

Notables of the time with the name Hanner included Julius Hann (1839-1921) Austrian meteorologist and climatologist whose international reputation was built on his studies of atmospheric dynamics, thermodynamics, cyclones, climatology and the "atmospheric pulse"; August Hahn (1792-1863) German divine who served...
Another 41 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hanner Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

United States Hanner migration to the United States +

A search of the immigration and passenger lists has shown a number of people bearing the name Hanner:

Hanner Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Francis Hanner, who arrived in Virginia in 1717 [1]
  • Johannes Hanner, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1732 [1]
  • Johann Georg Hanner, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752 [1]
  • Johann Jost Hanner, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1763 [1]
  • Peter Hanner, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1764 [1]
Hanner Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Louis Hanner, aged 25, who landed in New York, NY in 1846 [1]
  • Jacob Hanner, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1847 [1]
  • D D Hanner, who landed in San Francisco, Cid in 1850 [1]
  • John Hanner, who arrived in Mississippi in 1859 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Hanner (post 1700) +

  • Bob Hanner (b. 1945), American politician, Member of the Georgia House of Representatives (1974-2013)
  • David Hanner, American musician, one half of the eponymous Corbin/Hanner, an American country music group, active from 1979 to 2014
  • Joel Dave "Hawg" Hanner (1930-2008), American football player, coach and scout who spent nearly all of his 42-year career with the Green Bay Packers, inducted into both the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame and the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame
  • Olof Hanner (1922-2015), Swedish mathematician, born in Stockholm, known for identifying Hanner's inequalities
  • Simone Hanner (b. 1949), French swimmer who competed in two events at the 1968 Summer Olympics

  • Erwin Hanner (1919-1941), German Matrosengefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [2]

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details

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