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Hennings History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: English , German , Scottish


There are several possible origins for this surname. The name may be derived from the Old English word "heghen" meaning a "farm or holding," in which case, the name may have come from the place of residence of the initial bearer. Alternatively, the surname may be derived from the Old English word "heyne" meaning "a mean person," and may have come from a characteristic of the initial bearer.


Early Origins of the Hennings family


The surname Hennings was first found in Dumfriesshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Dhùn Phris), a Southern area, bordering on England that today forms part of the Dumfries and Galloway Council Area, where the name has long been associated with the barony of Halywode.

Early History of the Hennings family


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Hennings Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Haining, Hain, Hainning, Henning, Haning, Hanning and others.

Early Notables of the Hennings family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Hennings family to Ireland


Some of the Hennings family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Hennings family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hennings Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Caroline Hennings, who landed in Galveston, Tex in 1845 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Catharina Marie Hennings, who arrived in America in 1849 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Friedrich Hennings, who landed in Galveston, Tex in 1850 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Hennings Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Friedrich Hennings, who settled in America, in 1903
  • Bertha Hennings, aged 16, who landed in America from Dorfhagen, Germany, in 1906
  • Agnes Hennings, aged 54, who landed in America from Hagen, Germany, in 1908
  • Emma Hennings, aged 20, who landed in America from Wremen, Germany, in 1910
  • Eisabethe Marthe Hennings, aged 26, who landed in America from Flanen, Germany, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Hennings (post 1700)


  • Josephine Hennings, American Journalist and Broadcaster
  • Chad Hennings (b. 1965), American football defensive lineman
  • Thomas Carey Hennings Jr. (1903-1960), American Democrat politician, U.S. Representative from Missouri 11th District, 1935-41; U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1951-60 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Margaret Hennings, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1960 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Chris Hennings, American Democrat politician, Member of Alaska territorial House of Representatives 1st District, 1945-46 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Rouwen Hennings (b. 1987), German football player
  • Fred Hennings (1895-1981), Austrian actor and writer
  • Emmy Hennings (1885-1948), German performer and poet
  • Artur Hennings (1940-2003), German chess player

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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