The distinguished German surname Hansenman originated in the northern province of Schleswig-Holstein. The name is related to the personal name
"Hans," meaning "Jehovah has favored," and refers to "a son of Hans."
Early Origins of the Hansenman family
The surname Hansenman was first found in Hamburg, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local
social and political affairs. Hanselman is also connected to several place names in the Holstein region.
Early History of the Hansenman family
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Hansenman Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Hanselman, Hansemann, Hansel, Hanson, Hansenman, Hanssoman and many more.
Early Notables of the Hansenman family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Hansenman family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Philip Hanselman, who settled in Germantown, Pennsylvania in 1684; George Hanselman, who emigrated from Württemburg to Pennsylvania in 1749; Catharine Hanselmann, who came to Mississippi in 1820.
Contemporary Notables of the name Hansenman (post 1700)
- Christopher J. Hansenman, American fighter pilot and flying ace in the U.S. Army Air Forces, during World War II, credited with 5 aerial victories