Henne Family History

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Henne Name Meaning

North German (Hesse): from a pet form of Hans. German: nickname or metonymic occupational name for a poultry keeper from Middle High German henne ‘hen’, ‘chicken’. German: from a pet form of the personal name Heinrich. Dutch: variant of Henn 3.

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

Similar surnames: Henn, Henze, Henke, Senne, Hennen, Henner, Heine, Penne, Benne, Hense

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Henne Family Origin

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Henne Family Occupations

What did your Henne ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Henne occupation in the UK was Cabinet Maker. 50% of Henne's were Cabinet Makers. Cabinet Maker and Fishmonger Assistant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Henne.

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  • Cabinet Maker

  • Fishmonger Assistant


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

Henne Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Henne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Henne 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Henne. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Henne. For the veterans among your Henne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Henne Life Expectancy

What is the average Henne lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Henne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Henne in 1945 was 35, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Henne

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Henne 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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