Hennig Family History

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Hennig Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from a local form of Hans or Heinrich.

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

Similar surnames: Henning, Heinig, Henne, Hennis, Hennigh, Hennen, Heng, Hennion

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Hennig Family Origin

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Hennig Family Occupations

What did your Hennig ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Hennig. 77% of Hennig men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Hennig women worked as a Domestic. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hennig were Drayman and Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Drayman

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Domestic
  • Farmer

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

Hennig Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Hennig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hennig 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 Hennig. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Hennig. For the veterans among your Hennig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hennig Life Expectancy

What is the average Hennig lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Hennig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Hennig in 1947 was 43, and 77 in 2004.

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