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Henington Name Meaning

English: habitational name, possibly a variant of Hannington, which is from places so named in Hampshire, Northamptonshire, or Wiltshire. The first and second are named from the Old English personal name Hana + -ing- denoting association with + tun ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’, while the one in Wiltshire is from Old English hanena, genitive plural of hana ‘cock’, ‘male bird’ or the Old English personal name Hana + dun ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Huntington, Heffington, Bennington, Kennington, Allington, Bevington

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Henington Family Origin

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Henington Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Book Agt.

    5%
  • Dairyman

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

In 1880, farmer, Book Agt. and Dairyman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Henington. A less common occupation for the Henington family was Farm Laborer. The most common Henington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Henington's were Farmers.

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Henington Life Expectancy

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