Henington Family History

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Henington Name Meaning

English: habitational name, possibly a variant of Hannington, which is from places so named in Hampshire, Northamptonshire, or Wiltshire. The first and second are named from the Old English personal name Hana + -ing- denoting association with + tun ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’, while the one in Wiltshire is from Old English hanena, genitive plural of hana ‘cock’, ‘male bird’ or the Old English personal name Hana + dun ‘hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Huntington, Heffington, Bennington, Kennington, Allington, Bevington

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Henington Family Origin

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Henington Family Occupations

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In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Henington.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer

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Henington Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 155 immigration records available for the last name Henington. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 337 military records available for the last name Henington. For the veterans among your Henington ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Henington Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Henington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Henington in 1957 was 82, and 69 in 2004.

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