Henny Family History

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Henny Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: variant of Hennig. French form of German Hennig.

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

Similar surnames: Henne, Jenny, Henry, Hanny, Heiny, Henn, Bonny, Jenni, Henke, Benn

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Henny Family Origin

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Henny Family Occupations

What did your Henny ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Henny family was Keeping House. The most common Henny occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Henny's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Henny.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Henny Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Henny. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Henny census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Henny. 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 Henny. For the veterans among your Henny ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Henny Life Expectancy

What is the average Henny lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Henny life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Henny in 1962 was 66, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Henny

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Henny 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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