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
Sussex, where evidence suggests they held a family seat before the Norman Conquest in 1066.
Early History of the Hennes family
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Hennes Spelling Variations
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)
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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.
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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
Contemporary Notables of the name Hennes (post 1700)
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