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The origins of the name Hennin are with the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from the personal name Henning or Hemming. The letters n and m were often regarded as interchangeable in the medieval records.

Hennin Early Origins



The surname Hennin was first found in Norfolk 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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Hennin Spelling Variations


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Hennin 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. Hennin has been spelled many different ways, including Henning, Hening, Hennings, Hemington and others.

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Hennin Early History


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Hennin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hennin research. Another 263 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1276, 1498, and 1601 are included under the topic Early Hennin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hennin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hennin Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Hennin In Ireland


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Hennin In Ireland



Some of the Hennin family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 107 words (8 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 Hennins to arrive in North America:

Hennin Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Patrick Hennin, aged 26, landed in Mobile, Ala in 1851

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Suggested Readings for the name Hennin


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Suggested Readings for the name Hennin



  • The Henning (also Hennin) and Duke Families of Louisville, Kentucky: Including Genealogical Material on the Following Families, Henning, Duke, Morgan, Hunt, Marshall, Randolph by Charles P. Stanton.

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Hennin Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    2. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    3. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    4. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    7. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    8. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Hennin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hennin 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 18 October 2015 at 12:56.

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