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Henderson Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: patronymic from Hendry, a chiefly Scottish variant of the personal name Henry 1. Some Scottish families with this name have ancestors whose name was Henryson.

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


Similar surnames: Enderson, Anderson, Sanderson, Fenderson, Ingerson, Mendelson

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Henderson Family Origin

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Henderson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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

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Henderson Historical Records

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Henderson Life Expectancy

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Famous Henderson Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)

Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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