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Henson Family History

Henson Name Meaning
English: patronymic from the personal name Henn(e), a short form of Henry 1, Hayne (see Hain 2), or Hendy.Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAmhsaigh (see Hampson 2).

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

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299,743 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
35,112 Military Records
9,830 Immigration Records
188,066 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Henson Families

  • Number of Henson families
     231 - 459
     78 - 230
     1 - 77
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Henson families
     299 - 596
     100 - 298
     1 - 99
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Henson families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Henson Family Origin

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Henson Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Henson

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Henson Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Henson Civil War Service Records

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