Henderlight Family History

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Henderlight Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Hinterleitner, a topographic name for someone who lived ‘at the farther slope (into the valley)’, ‘behind the mountain spur’, from Middle High German hinter ‘behind’ + lite ‘mountain spur’, ‘slope’ (see Leitner).

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


Similar surnames: Hinderliter, Hendershot, Vanderbilt, Wenderoth, Wunderlich, Endlich

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Henderlight Family Origin

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Henderlight Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Farming

    13%
  • Keeps House

    13%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Henderlight. The most common Henderlight occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Henderlight's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Henderlight family was Keeps House.

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Henderlight Historical Records

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Henderlight Life Expectancy

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