Hennings Family History

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Hennings Name Meaning

North German and Danish: patronymic from Henning 1.

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


Similar surnames: Henning, Henningsen, Jennings, Benning, Hennies, Hellings, Wenning

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Hennings Family Origin

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Hennings Family Occupations

What did your Hennings ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Cabinet Maker

    2%

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

Hennings Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hennings. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hennings 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 Hennings

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Hennings. 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 Hennings. For the veterans among your Hennings ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hennings Life Expectancy

What is the average Hennings lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Hennings life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Hennings in 1952 was 50, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hennings

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hennings 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.

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