Hendy Family History

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Hendy Name Meaning

English (mainly West Country): nickname for a pleasant and affable man, from Middle English hende ‘courteous’, ‘kind’, ‘gentle’. Hendy was also sometimes used as a personal name in the Middle Ages and some examples of the surname may derive from this rather than from the nickname. The surname is also found in Ireland.

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


Similar surnames: Henry, Hendry, Handy, Bendy, Eddy, Herd, Denby, Fendt, Denny, Candy

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Hendy Family Origin

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Hendy Family Occupations

What did your Hendy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hendy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Hendy's were Farmers. Farmer, Housekeeper and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hendy. A less common occupation for the Hendy family was Black Smith.

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Housekeeper

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Black Smith

    3%

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

Hendy Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hendy Life Expectancy

What is the average Hendy lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Hendy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hendy in 1960 was 55, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hendy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hendy 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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