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Hennes History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The ancient roots of the Hennes family name are in the Anglo-Saxon culture. The name Hennes comes from when the family lived in the parish of Heene, which is now part of Worthing in the county of Sussex. The surname Hennes 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 Hennes may also be derived from the personal name Henry.


Early Origins of the Hennes family


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

Early History of the Hennes family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hennes research.
Another 108 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1639, 1708, 1673 and 1675 are included under the topic Early Hennes History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hennes Spelling Variations


One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations under which the name Hennes has appeared include Hen, Henn, Henne, Heene, Hene and others.

Early Notables of the Hennes family (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...
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Migration of the Hennes family to Ireland


Some of the Hennes family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 33 words (2 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 Hennes family to the New World and Oceana


At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Hennes arrived in North America very early:

Hennes Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Peter Hennes, aged 58, who landed in Kansas in 1880 [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)
  • Sibilla Wessling Hennes, aged 48, who arrived in Kansas in 1880 [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)

Contemporary Notables of the name Hennes (post 1700)


  • Rainer Hennes (b. 1942), West German two-time silver medalist sprint canoer at the 1970 and 1971 World Championships

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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)


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