Hendry Family History

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Hendry Name Meaning

English, Scottish, Dutch, and French: variant of Henry 1. In Scotland this surname is common in the Ayr and Fife districts; in northern Ireland it is usually from the Scottish variant Hendrie, though some examples of the name were originally as at Henry 3.

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


Similar surnames: Henry, Hendy, Andry, Henery, Pendry, Henley, Hendron, Hendel, Hendrix

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Hendry Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hendry name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Hendry. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    49%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    30%

  • Germanic Europe

    6%

  • Norway

    3%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    2%

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Hendry Family Origin

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Hendry Family Occupations

What did your Hendry ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hendry occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Hendry's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hendry family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hendry.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Hendry Historical Records

What Hendry family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 92,000 census records available for the last name Hendry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hendry 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 19,000 immigration records available for the last name Hendry. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Hendry. For the veterans among your Hendry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hendry Life Expectancy

What is the average Hendry lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Hendry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Hendry in 1943 was 55, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hendry

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hendry 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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