Hendershott Family History

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Hendershott Name Meaning

Of German origin: see Hendershot.

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


Similar surnames: Hendershot, Enderson, Wenderoth, Henderlight, Hergott, Aderholt

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Hendershott Family Origin

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Hendershott Family Occupations

What did your Hendershott ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hendershott family was Lawyer. Farmer, Blacksmith and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hendershott. The most common Hendershott occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Hendershott's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Lawyer

    4%

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

Hendershott Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hendershott. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hendershott 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Hendershott. 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 Hendershott. For the veterans among your Hendershott ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hendershott Life Expectancy

What is the average Hendershott lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Hendershott life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Hendershott in 1944 was 57, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hendershott

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hendershott 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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