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Henard Name Meaning

Altered form of English Henwood . Compare Hennard In some cases possibly also French (Hénard): variant of Hennard

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


Similar surnames: Herard, Lenard, Leonard, Reynard, Howard, Huard, Hellard, Manard

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Where is the Henard family from?

You can see how Henard families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Henard family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Henard families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Henard families living in Tennessee. This was 100% of all the recorded Henard's in USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Henard families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Henard surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Henard ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Henard. 35% of Henard men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Henard women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Henard were Barber and Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    35%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Barber
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    50%
  • Housewife
    30%
  • Teacher
    20%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Henard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Henard census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 334 immigration records available for the last name Henard. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 486 military records available for the last name Henard. For the veterans among your Henard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Henard lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Henard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Henard in 1946 was 33, and 76 in 2004.

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