Henig Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Henig Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic) and German: variant of Hoenig.

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

Similar surnames: Hoenig, Honig, Wenig, Hanig, Denig, Feig, Selig, Konig, Heid, Heng

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Henig Family Origin

Where is the Henig family from?

Henig Family Occupations

What did your Henig ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Doctor Physician surgeon and Hosiery Machinist were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Henig. 20% of Henig men worked as a Doctor Physician surgeon and 20% of Henig women worked as a Hosiery Machinist. Some less common occupations for Americans named Henig were Managing Decorator Heavy and Part Time Cinema Cashier

View Census data for Henig | Data not to scale

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Doctor Physician surgeon
  • Gents Hairdresser (manager)
  • Manager Buyer Whelwale Hosi
  • Managing Decorator Heavy

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Hosiery Machinist
  • Ladies Hosiery undermalll Shopkeeper
  • Market Research Worker
  • Part Time Cinema Cashier

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

Henig Historical Records

What Henig family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Henig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Henig census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Henig

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Henig. 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.

View all Henig immigration records

Draft Card

There are 415 military records available for the last name Henig. For the veterans among your Henig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Henig military records

You've only scratched the surface of Henig family history.

Henig Life Expectancy

What is the average Henig lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Henig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Henig in 1956 was 59, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Henig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Henig 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.

Famous Henig Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name

14-Day Free Trial