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Henck Name Meaning

German: from a shortened form of Heinrich .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Benck, Wenck, Heck, Enck, Heick, Henne, Henke, Heng, Renck, Hence

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Where is the Henck family from?

You can see how Henck families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Henck family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Henck families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Henck family living in Maryland. This was about 50% of all the recorded Henck's in USA. Maryland and 1 other state had the highest population of Henck families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Henck surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Henck ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Henck. 24% of Henck men worked as a Laborer and 40% of Henck women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Henck were Janitor and H. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Janitor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Housewife
  • Stripper
  • H
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Henck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Henck 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 914 immigration records available for the last name Henck. 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 515 military records available for the last name Henck. For the veterans among your Henck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Henck lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Henck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Henck in 1961 was 60, and 65 in 2004.

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