Hennessey Family History

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Hennessey Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Hennessy.

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

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Hennessey Family Origin

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Hennessey Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Hennessey occupation in the USA was Laborer. 19% of Hennessey's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Hennessey family was Carpenter. Laborer, Keeping House and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hennessey.

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Hennessey Historical Records

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Hennessey Life Expectancy

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