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The name Henman comes from one of the family having worked as a person who tended a lodge or inn. Occupational names that were derived from the common trades of the medieval era transcended European cultural and linguistic boundaries.

Henman Early Origins



The surname Henman was first found in Lancashire 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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Henman Spelling Variations


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Henman Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Henman have been found, including: Inman, Innman and others.

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Henman Early History


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Henman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Henman research. Another 252 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1379 and 1607 are included under the topic Early Henman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Henman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Henman Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Henman Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Henman, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were :

Henman Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Jo Henman, aged 19, arrived in St Christopher in 1635
  • John Henman, who landed in Virginia in 1648
  • Will Henman, who landed in Maryland in 1649

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Contemporary Notables of the name Henman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Henman (post 1700)



  • Harold James "Héctor" Henman (b. 1879), English-born, South African and Argentine footballer
  • Timothy Henry "Tim" Henman OBE (b. 1974), retired English professional tennis player
  • Philip Sydney Henman (1899-1986), British inspirational transport entrepreneur and creator of The Philip Henman Trust

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    2. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    3. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    4. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    5. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    6. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
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    The Henman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Henman Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 12 May 2014 at 10:08.

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