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 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Henig. 17% of Henig men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Henig women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Henig were Salesman and Secretary

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Cutter
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Bookkeeper
  • Teacher
  • Secretary

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Henig Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 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 1,000 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 415 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.

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