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Henington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the three places called Hannington (in Hampshire Wiltshire and Northamptonshire). The Hampshire and Northamptonshire placenames derive from the Old English personal name Hana + Old English connective -ing- + tūn ‘farmstead estate’ while the Wiltshire placename probably comes from the Old English personal name Hana (genitive Hanan) or Old English hana ‘cock’ (genitive plural hanena) + dūn ‘hill’.

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


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

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Where is the Henington family from?

You can see how Henington families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Henington family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Henington families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Henington families living in New York. This was about 60% of all the recorded Henington's in USA. New York had the highest population of Henington families in 1840.
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What did your Henington ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Henington. 31% of Henington men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Henington women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Henington were Labor and Saleslady. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farming
    9%
  • Labor
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    22%
  • Housewife
    18%
  • Maid
    14%
  • Saleslady
    14%
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Passenger Lists

There are 155 immigration records available for the last name Henington. 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 Cards

There are 337 military records available for the last name Henington. For the veterans among your Henington ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Henington lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Henington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Henington in 1957 was 82, and 69 in 2004.

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