Henner Family History

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Henner Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Hennor in Herefordshire or Heanor in Derbyshire, named in Old English with hean (dative cases of heah ‘high’) + ofer ‘ridge’. German: patronymic from Henne 1 and 3 or a variant of Henne 2. German: habitational name from Hänner in Säckingen, Henne in Saxony, or Hennen in Westphalia.

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

Similar surnames: Henney, Penner, Venner, Jenner, Henne, Denner, Benner, Kenner, Hegner

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Henner Family Origin

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Henner Family Occupations

What did your Henner ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Henner family was Engineer. Boot And Shoe Manufacturerer Employing 5 Men And 1 Boy, Builder and Butcher (Master) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Henner. The most common Henner occupation in the UK was Boot And Shoe Manufacturerer Employing 5 Men And 1 Boy. 13% of Henner's were Boot And Shoe Manufacturerer Employing 5 Men And 1 Boys.

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  • Boot And Shoe Manufacturerer Employing 5 Men And 1 Boy

  • Builder

  • Butcher (Master)

  • Engineer


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

Henner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Henner Life Expectancy

What is the average Henner lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Henner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Henner in 1960 was 51, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Henner 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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