Hennen Family History

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Hennen Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from Henne 1. Dutch: from a pet form of Henn 3.

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

Similar surnames: Henne, Henken, Heinen, Hannen, Hensen, Ennen, Hengen, Hennes, Dennen

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Hennen Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hennen name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Hennen. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Sweden


  • Norway


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Hennen Family Origin

Where is the Hennen family from?

Hennen Family Occupations

What did your Hennen ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Hennen family was Gen Lab Chelsea Pensioner. Annuitant, Draper and Dressmaker & Shopkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hennen. The most common Hennen occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 14% of Hennen's were Annuitants.

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  • Annuitant

  • Draper

  • Dressmaker & Shopkeeper

  • Gen Lab Chelsea Pensioner


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

Hennen Historical Records

What Hennen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Hennen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hennen 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 994 immigration records available for the last name Hennen. 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 Hennen. For the veterans among your Hennen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hennen Life Expectancy

What is the average Hennen lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Hennen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Hennen in 1941 was 38, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hennen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hennen 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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