Hendon Family History

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Hendon Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places so named in County Durham and Middlesex. The former was named with Old English hind ‘hind’, ‘female deer’ + denu ‘valley’, and the latter with Old English hean (dative case of heah ‘high’) + dun ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Henton, Glendon, Bendon, Heron, Heaton, Heiden, Seddon, Heston

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Hendon Family Origin

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Hendon Family Occupations

What did your Hendon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hendon. The most common Hendon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Hendon's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hendon family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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Hendon Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Hendon ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Hendon Life Expectancy

What is the average Hendon lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, Hendon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Hendon in 1955 was 26, and 74 in 2004.

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