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Henderson Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: patronymic from Hendry, a chiefly Scottish variant of the personal name Henry 1. Some Scottish families with this name have ancestors whose name was Henryson.

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


Similar surnames: Enderson, Anderson, Sanderson, Fenderson, Ingerson, Mendelson

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Henderson Family Origin

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Henderson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Henderson family was Annuitant. Farmer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Henderson. The most common Henderson occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Henderson's were Farmers.

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Henderson Historical Records

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Henderson Life Expectancy

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Famous Henderson Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)

Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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