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Henninger Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from places called Henning or Heiningen, in Baden-Württemberg and Franconia. German: derivative of the personal name Henning (see Henning 1).

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


Similar surnames: Heininger, Penninger, Benninger, Wenninger, Renninger, Menninger

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Henninger Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Henninger name?

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

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  • England & Wales

    43%

  • Germanic Europe

    15%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    14%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    9%

  • Sweden

    4%

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Henninger Family Origin

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Henninger Family Occupations

What did your Henninger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Henninger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Henninger's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Henninger. A less common occupation for the Henninger family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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Henninger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Henninger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Henningercensus 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Henninger. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Henninger. For the veterans among your Henninger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Henninger Life Expectancy

What is the average Henninger lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Henninger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Henninger in 1951 was 55, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Henninger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Henninger 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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