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Henney Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Great and Little Henny in Essex, named with Old English hean (dative case of heah ‘high’) + eg ‘island’, ‘land partly surrounded by water’.

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


Similar surnames: Henner, Henley, Hanney, Hanley, Hessey, Hensley, Tenley, Jenner

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Henney Family Origin

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Henney Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, the most common Henney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Henney's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Henney. A less common occupation for the Henney family was Keeping House.

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Henney Historical Records

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Henney Life Expectancy

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