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Hennen Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from Henne 1. Dutch: from a pet form of Henn 3.

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


Similar surnames: Henne, Henken, Heinen, Hannen, Hensen, Ennen, Hengen, Hennes, Dennen

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Where is the Hennen family from?

You can see how Hennen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hennen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hennen families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Hennen families living in Louisiana. This was about 27% of all the recorded Hennen's in the USA. Louisiana and 1 other state had the highest population of Hennen families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hennen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hennen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hennen. 29% of Hennen men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Hennen women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hennen were Salesman and Clerk.

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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
    29%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Truck Driver
    7%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    16%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Housework
    10%
  • Clerk
    8%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Hennen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hennen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 994 immigration records available for the last name Hennen. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hennen. For the veterans among your Hennen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hennen lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Hennen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Hennen in 1941 was 38, and 79 in 2004.

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