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

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Housekeeper

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Black Smith

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hendy family was Black Smith. 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.

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Hendy Historical Records

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Hendy Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hendy

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