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

What did your Henman ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Shoemaker

  • Lace Maker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Henman ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Henman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Henman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Henman 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 Henman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Henman. For the veterans among your Henman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Henman Life Expectancy

What is the average Henman lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Henman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Henman in 1945 was 30, and 44 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Henman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Henman 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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