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Hennigan Family History

Hennigan Name Meaning
Irish (County Mayo): variant spelling of Heneghan.

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

53,716 Historical Documents with Hennigan on Ancestry.com
14,806 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,767 Military Records
1,648 Immigration Records
9,673 Census and Voter Lists
25,822 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Hennigan Families

  • Number of Hennigan families
     23 - 43
     8 - 22
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hennigan families
     29 - 56
     10 - 28
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Hennigan families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Hennigan census records

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Hennigan Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Hennigan families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Hennigan Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Hennigan families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Hennigan

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Hennigan Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Hennigan census records

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Hennigan Civil War Service Records

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