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