Henchey Family History

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Henchey Name Meaning

Irish (County Clare): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAonghusa (see Hennessy).

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


Similar surnames: Hinchey, Keahey, Hinchee, Hennesey, Henschel, Peachey, Hershey

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Henchey Family Origin

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Henchey Family Occupations

What did your Henchey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Henchey family was Laborer. Keeping House, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Henchey. The most common Henchey occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 16% of Henchey's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

    16%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Henchey ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Henchey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Henchey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Henchey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Henchey

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Henchey. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Henchey. For the veterans among your Henchey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Henchey Life Expectancy

What is the average Henchey lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2002, in the United States, Henchey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Henchey in 1954 was 45, and 86 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Henchey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Henchey 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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