Hendrixson is an ancient Pictish-Scottish name. It is derived from the personal name Henry.
Early Origins of the Hendrixson family
The surname Hendrixson was first found in Fife
, where they held a family seat
from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest
and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Hendrixson family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hendrixson research.Another 150 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1183, 1282, 1700, 1685 and are included under the topic Early Hendrixson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Hendrixson Spelling Variations
Translation has done much to alter the appearance of many Scottish names. It was a haphazard process that lacked a basic system of rules. Spelling variations
were a common result of this process. Hendrixson has appeared Hendry, Hendrie, MacHendry, MacHendrick, MacKendrick and many more.
Early Notables of the Hendrixson family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Hendrixson family to Ireland
Some of the Hendrixson family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 142 words (10 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Hendrixson family to the New World and Oceana
Many Scots left their country to travel to the North American colonies in search of the freedom they could not find at home. Of those who survived the difficult voyage, many found the freedom they so desired. There they could choose their own beliefs and allegiances. Some became United Empire Loyalists and others fought in the American War of Independence
. The Clan
societies and highland games that have sprung up in the last century have allowed many of these disparate Scots to recover their collective national identity. A search of immigration and passenger ship lists revealed many early settlers bearing the Hendrixson name: Daniel and James Hendrie arrived in Philadelphia in 1858; Joe Hendry settled in Virginia in 1635; Thomas Hendry settled in Barbados in 1669; Robert Hendry settled in New Hampshire