Henn Family History

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Henn Name Meaning

from the Middle English personal name Henn(e), a short form of Henry. from Middle English hen(e) ‘hen’ (Old English henn, related to hana ‘cock’), applied as a metonymic occupational name for a keeper or seller of poultry or as a nickname, perhaps for a fussy man. Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Johannes (see John); or a variant of Hein. German: variant of Henne 1 and 3.

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

Similar surnames: Henne, Benn, Penn, Hunn, Genn, Hann, Fenn, Bean, Venn, Hein

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Henn Family Origin

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Henn Family Occupations

What did your Henn ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Incapacitated and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Henn. 50% of Henn men worked as an Incapacitated and 76% of Henn women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Henn were Lorry Driver and Unpaid Domestic Dut

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Incapacitated
  • Lorry Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut

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

Henn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Henn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Henn 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Henn. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Henn. For the veterans among your Henn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Henn Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Henn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Henn in 1943 was 63, and 83 in 2004.

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