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Henness Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of Dutch Hennes or English Hennis.

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


Similar surnames: Benner, Hennes, Jenness, Anness, Hennesy, Heyne, Holness, Tennent

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Henness Family Origin

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Henness Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    65%
  • Comission Merchant

    5%
  • Editor

    5%
  • Hardware Merchant

    5%

In 1880, the most common Henness occupation in the USA was Farmer. 65% of Henness's were Farmers. Farmer, Comission Merchant and Editor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Henness. A less common occupation for the Henness family was Hardware Merchant.

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Henness Historical Records

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Henness Life Expectancy

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