Henman Family History

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Henman Name Meaning

English: probably an occupational name for someone who looked after poultry, from Middle English hen(n) ‘hen’ + man ‘man’, though in instances it may be a nickname from Middle English hende ‘noble’, ‘courteous’ + man.

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


Similar surnames: Herman, Helman, Kelman, Wenman, Hedman, Hetman, Holman, Denman, Edman

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Henman Family Origin

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Henman Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    15%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Shoemaker

    5%
  • Lace Maker

    3%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Henman. A less common occupation for the Henman family was Lace Maker. The most common Henman occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 15% of Henman's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Henman Historical Records

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Henman Life Expectancy

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