Henderson Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Henderson Name Meaning: A varient of the forename 'Henry', meaning 'son of Henry or Hendry'.

A derivative of the forename 'Henri' which was introduced by the Normans, is also believed to originate from the German 'Heimric/Haimric' meaning 'home' and 'power'.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Henderson Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Henderson family

Profession Census Frequency
Female Servant 182
Independent 181
Agricultural Labourer 152
Labourer 72
Male Servant 65
Farmer 63
Coal Miner 52
Shoe Maker 37
Tailor 33
Joiner 27
Mariner 24
Mason 23
Independant 20
Clerk 20
Dress Maker 19
Pauper 19
Weaver 19
Blacksmith 17
Grocer 16
Gardener 15
Waterman 14
Smith 14
Lead Ore Miner 14
Apprentice 13
Merchant 13

Henderson Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Henderson 100% 87,797
2 Handerson 89% 4,566
3 Hinderson 89% 1,999
4 Hunderson 89% 406
5 Honderson 89% 164

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