Hense Family History

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Hense Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: variant of Hans.

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


Similar surnames: Henne, Henze, Heyse, Hensen, Hanse, Heese, Heise, Henke, Honse, Hesse

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Hense Family Origin

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Hense Family Occupations

What did your Hense ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hense occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Hense's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hense family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hense.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Engineer

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Hense Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hense. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hense 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Hense. 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 Hense. For the veterans among your Hense ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hense Life Expectancy

What is the average Hense lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Hense life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hense in 1958 was 50, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hense

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hense 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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