Henn Name Meaning

from the Middle English personal name Henn(e), a short form of Henry. from Middle English hen(e) ‘hen’ (Old English henn, related to hana ‘cock’), applied as a metonymic occupational name for a keeper or seller of poultry or as a nickname, perhaps for a fussy man. Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Johannes (see John); or a variant of Hein. German: variant of Henne 1 and 3.

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


Similar surnames: Henne, Benn, Penn, Hunn, Genn, Hann, Fenn, Bean, Venn, Hein

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Henn Family Origin

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Henn Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Henn family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Henn. The most common Henn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Henn's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Barber

    3%
  • Keeping House

    3%

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Henn Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, Henn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Henn in 1943 was 63, and 83 in 2004.

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