Henkin Family History

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Henkin Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of Henn 1. Dutch: from a pet form of Henneke. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from Khenke (a pet form of the Yiddish female personal name Khane; see Hanna 2) + the Slavic possessive suffix -in.

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

Similar surnames: Hankin, Haskin, Belkin, Sonkin, Temkin, Jenkin, Peskin, Entin, Hopkin

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Henkin Family Origin

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Henkin Family Occupations

What did your Henkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cabinetmaker (heavy Work) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Henkin. 9% of Henkin men worked as a Cabinetmaker (heavy Work) and 57% of Henkin women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Henkin were Colliery Hewer Below Grou Heavy Work and Domestic Duty Unpaid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cabinetmaker (heavy Work)
  • Carpenter Railway Engineer
  • Chargehand Typewriter Machine
  • Colliery Hewer Below Grou Heavy Work

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Civil Servant Shorthand
  • Day Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Duty Unpaid

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

Henkin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Henkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Henkin 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 Henkin. 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 318 military records available for the last name Henkin. For the veterans among your Henkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Henkin Life Expectancy

What is the average Henkin lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Henkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Henkin in 1960 was 47, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Henkin

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