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Hence Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Henz. English: possibly a variant of Hince.

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

Similar surnames: Bence, Lence, Hency, Hench, Ence, Pence, Henne, Henke, Henze, Hane

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Hence Family Origin

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Hence Family Occupations

What did your Hence ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hence family was Captain Schooner. The most common Hence occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Hence's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Planter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hence.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Planter

  • Captain Schooner


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Hence Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 441 immigration records available for the last name Hence. 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 Card

There are 331 military records available for the last name Hence. For the veterans among your Hence ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hence Life Expectancy

What is the average Hence lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Hence life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Hence in 1957 was 48, and 53 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hence ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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