Henig Family History

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Henig Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic) and German: variant of Hoenig.

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


Similar surnames: Hoenig, Honig, Wenig, Hanig, Denig, Feig, Selig, Konig, Heid, Heng

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Henig Family Origin

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Henig Family Occupations

What did your Henig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Henig family was Barber. Keeping House, Laborer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Henig. The most common Henig occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 24% of Henig's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

    24%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Cabinet Maker

    12%
  • Barber

    6%

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

Henig Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Henig Life Expectancy

What is the average Henig lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Henig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Henig in 1956 was 59, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Henig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Henig 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.

Famous Henig Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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