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The roots of the name Hendra are found among the Pictish clans of ancient Scotland. The name comes from the personal name Henry.

Early Origins of the Hendra family


The surname Hendra 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.

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Early History of the Hendra family

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Early History of the Hendra family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hendra research.
Another 161 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1183, 1282, 1600, and 1700 are included under the topic Early Hendra History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hendra Spelling Variations

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Hendra Spelling Variations


Although Medieval Scotland lacked a basic set of spelling rules, which meant that scribes recorded names according to their sounds it was not uncommon for the names of a father and son to be recorded differently. As a result, there are many spelling variations of Scottish single names. Hendra has been written Hendry, Hendrie, MacHendry, MacHendrick, MacKendrick and many more.

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Early Notables of the Hendra family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Hendra family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Hendra family to Ireland

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Migration of the Hendra family to Ireland


Some of the Hendra family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Hendra family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Hendra family to the New World and Oceana


Thousands of Scots left their home country to travel to Ireland or Australia, or to cross the Atlantic for the North American colonies. The difficult crossing was an enormous hurdle, but those who survived found freedom and opportunity in ample measure. Some Scots even fought for their freedom in the American War of Independence. This century, their ancestors have become aware of the illustrious history of the Scots in North America and at home through Clan societies and other organizations. Passenger and immigration lists show many early and influential immigrants bearing the name Hendra: 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 in 1719.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hendra (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hendra (post 1700)


  • J. Chatten Hendra, American politician, U.S. Consular Agent in Cruz Grande, 1924 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Tony Hendra (b. 1941), English satirist and writer
  • Imay Hendra, retired badminton player from Indonesia, bronze medalist

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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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