Hendry Family History

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Hendry Name Meaning

English, Scottish, Dutch, and French: variant of Henry 1. In Scotland this surname is common in the Ayr and Fife districts; in northern Ireland it is usually from the Scottish variant Hendrie, though some examples of the name were originally as at Henry 3.

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

Similar surnames: Henry, Hendy, Andry, Henery, Pendry, Henley, Hendron, Hendel, Hendrix

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Hendry Family Origin

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Hendry Family Occupations

What did your Hendry ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hendry. 3% of Hendry men worked as a General Labourer and 54% of Hendry women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hendry were Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Farmer
  • Bricklayer
  • Builders Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Incapacitated
  • Unpaid Domestic

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Hendry Historical Records

What Hendry family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 92,000 census records available for the last name Hendry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hendry census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 19,000 immigration records available for the last name Hendry. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 11,000 military records available for the last name Hendry. For the veterans among your Hendry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hendry Life Expectancy

What is the average Hendry lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Hendry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Hendry in 1943 was 55, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hendry

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hendry ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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