Hennig Family History

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Hennig Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from a local form of Hans or Heinrich.

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


Similar surnames: Henning, Heinig, Henne, Hennis, Hennigh, Hennen, Heng, Hennion

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Hennig Family Origin

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Hennig Family Occupations

What did your Hennig ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Tailor

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

Hennig Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hennig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hennig census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Hennig

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Hennig. 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 Card

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

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Hennig Life Expectancy

What is the average Hennig lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Hennig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Hennig in 1947 was 43, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hennig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hennig 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.

Famous Hennig Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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