Henning Family History

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Henning Name Meaning

North German, Dutch, and Danish: from a pet form of Hans or Heinrich. English: in part the German, Dutch, or Danish name (see 1), but possibly in some cases a variant of Scottish Hanning. Norwegian: habitational name from a farm in Trøndelag. The first element is of uncertain origin, possibly from hein ‘whetstone’; the second element is from Old Norse vin ‘meadow’. Swedish: probably of the same origin as 1.

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


Similar surnames: Penning, Denning, Herring, Kenning, Helsing, Hemming, Helling, Hennig

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Henning Family Origin

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Henning Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Henning. The most common Henning occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Henning's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Henning family was Farming.

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Henning Life Expectancy

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