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The name Henner is part of the ancient legacy of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived in the parish of Heene, which is now part of Worthing in the county of Sussex. The surname Henner belongs to the large category of Anglo-Saxon habitation names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads. The surname Henner may also be derived from the personal name Henry.

Henner Early Origins



The surname Henner was first found in Sussex, where evidence suggests they held a family seat before the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Henner Spelling Variations


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Henner Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Henner has been spelled many different ways, including Hen, Henn, Henne, Heene, Hene and others.

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Henner Early History


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Henner Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Henner research. Another 215 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1639, 1708, 1673 and 1675 are included under the topic Early Henner History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Henner Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Henner Early Notables (pre 1700)



Distinguished members of the family include Hugh Henn, page of the bedchamber to James I and Charles I, and later appointed Keeper of the Queen's Garden, Greenwich in 1639; and his son, Henry Hene (or Henn) (died 1708), an English-born judge who became Chief...

Another 43 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Henner Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Henner In Ireland


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Henner In Ireland



Some of the Henner family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 55 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Henners to arrive in North America:

Henner Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johan Antonius Henner, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752
  • Hans Henner, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1767

Henner Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Anton Henner, who came to New York, NY in 1854

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Contemporary Notables of the name Henner (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Henner (post 1700)



  • Marilu Henner (b. 1952), American stage and screen actress/producer and best selling author

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Henner Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    3. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    6. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    7. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    8. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    9. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Henner Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Henner 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 11 September 2013 at 16:01.

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