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Henn Family History

Henn Name Meaning
from the Middle English personal name Henn(e), a short form of Henry.from Middle English hen(e) ‘hen’ (Old English henn, related to hana ‘cock’), applied as a metonymic occupational name for a keeper or seller of poultry or as a nickname, perhaps for a fussy man.Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Johannes (see John); or a variant of Hein.German: variant of Henne 1 and 3.

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

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59,092 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,970 Military Records
3,966 Immigration Records
24,366 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Henn Families

  • Number of Henn families
     61 - 119
     21 - 60
     1 - 20
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Henn families
     45 - 88
     16 - 44
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Henn families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Henn Family Origin

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Henn Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Henn

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Henn Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Henn Civil War Service Records

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