Henner Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Henner Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Hennor in Herefordshire or Heanor in Derbyshire, named in Old English with hean (dative cases of heah ‘high’) + ofer ‘ridge’. German: patronymic from Henne 1 and 3 or a variant of Henne 2. German: habitational name from Hänner in Säckingen, Henne in Saxony, or Hennen in Westphalia.

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


Similar surnames: Henney, Penner, Venner, Jenner, Henne, Denner, Benner, Kenner, Hegner

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Henner Family Origin

Where is the Henner family from?

SHOW MORE

Henner Family Occupations

What did your Henner ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Henner ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Baker

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Henner family was Baker. The most common Henner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Henner's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Henner.

Source: Census data for Henner | Data not to scale

Henner Historical Records

What Henner family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Henner ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Henner

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Henner Life Expectancy

What is the average Henner lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Henner ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Henner Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)

Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Look up another name