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Hendershot Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Hinderschied, a habitational name from an unidentified place (probably in the Middle Rhine area).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Henderlight, Hendershott, Henshaw, Enderson, Wenderoth, Peterson

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Hendershot Family Origin

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Hendershot Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Hendershot occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Hendershot's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hendershot. A less common occupation for the Hendershot family was Keeping House.

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Hendershot Historical Records

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Hendershot Life Expectancy

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