Henken Family History

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Henken Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: patronymic from Henke.

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


Similar surnames: Hennen, Heiken, Hensen, Hinken, Hengen, Henkes, Henke, Hemken, Onken

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Henken Family Origin

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Henken Family Occupations

What did your Henken ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, 118 Laa Battery Ra and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Henken. 10% of Henken men worked as a 118 Laa Battery Ra and 56% of Henken women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Henken were Electricians Mate and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • 118 Laa Battery Ra
    10%
  • Bakelite Wireless Operator
    10%
  • Cooperative Bread Sal Drive
    10%
  • Electricians Mate
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    56%
  • Factory Hand Light Works Bakelite Paris Wire
    12%
  • Secretary
    12%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    12%

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

Henken Historical Records

What Henken family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Henken. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Henken 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Henken. 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 645 military records available for the last name Henken. For the veterans among your Henken ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Henken Life Expectancy

What is the average Henken lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Henken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Henken in 1959 was 70, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Henken

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Henken 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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