Hendley Family History

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Hendley Name Meaning

English: apparently a habitational name, probably a variant of Henley or Han(d)ley.

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


Similar surnames: Hensley, Headley, Hundley, Henley, Hedley, Pendley, Hindley, Densley

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Hendley Family Origin

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Hendley Family Occupations

What did your Hendley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hendley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Hendley's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hendley. A less common occupation for the Hendley family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farming

    5%

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

Hendley Historical Records

What Hendley family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hendley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hendley 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 Hendley

Passenger List

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

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Hendley Life Expectancy

What is the average Hendley lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Hendley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hendley in 1955 was 52, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hendley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hendley 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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