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Hendon Family History

Hendon Name Meaning
English: habitational name from places so named in County Durham and Middlesex. The former was named with Old English hind ‘hind’, ‘female deer’ + denu ‘valley’, and the latter with Old English hean (dative case of heah ‘high’) + dun ‘hill’.

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

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Name Distribution of Hendon Families

  • Number of Hendon families
     40 - 77
     14 - 39
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hendon families
     53 - 104
     18 - 52
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Hendon families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Hendon Family Origin

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Hendon Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Hendon

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Hendon Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Hendon Civil War Service Records

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