Hanson

Scandinavian
"son of Hans"

Hanson Origin and Meaning

The name Hanson is a boy's name of Scandinavian origin meaning "son of Hans".

More familiar and melodic to the American ear than either Hans or Hansen, and some might attach it to the three-brother pop-rock band called Hanson.

# 957 in the US

Hanson Rank in US Top 1000

# 3030 on Nameberry

Hanson Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Hanson Popularity

Famous People Named Hanson

  • Hanson Tamba BoakaiGuinea,born Canadian soccer player
  • Hansonring name of Todd Smith, American pro wrestler
  • HansonAmerican band consisting of Isaac, Taylor, Zac and Josh Hanson

Hanson in Pop Culture

  • Hanson Alistermain character in the Seven Realms Series by Cinda Williams Chima
  • The Hanson Brothers (JackSteve, and Jeff), from 1977 movie Slap Shot
  • Jeep Hansoncharacter from movie "Legion"
  • Lars Hansoncharacter from the “Little House on the Prairie” TV series