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Henjum Family History

Henjum Name Meaning
Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead in Sogn, western Norway, so named from Old Norse Heinvinjar, a compound of hein ‘whetstone’ + vinjar, plural of vin ‘meadow’.

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

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1,679 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
177 Military Records
118 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Henjum Families

  • Number of Henjum families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Henjum Family Origin

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Henjum Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Henjum

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Henjum Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Military Service by Henjum

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