Hanson Surname Origin
The son of Hans or John, same as Johnson. Bailey derives it from Han, the diminutive of Randall, the son of Randall.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
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