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Hendry Family History

Hendry Name Meaning
English, Scottish, Dutch, and French: variant of Henry 1. In Scotland this surname is common in the Ayr and Fife districts; in northern Ireland it is usually from the Scottish variant Hendrie, though some examples of the name were originally as at Henry 3.

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

409,878 Historical Documents with Hendry on Ancestry.com
88,639 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
11,172 Military Records
17,942 Immigration Records
85,340 Census and Voter Lists
206,785 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Hendry Families

  • Number of Hendry families
     52 - 102
     18 - 51
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hendry families
     113 - 224
     38 - 112
     1 - 37
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Hendry families
     561 - 1,120
     188 - 560
     1 - 187
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Hendry Family Origin

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Hendry Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Hendry

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Hendry Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Hendry Civil War Service Records

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