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Multiple Origins for the Surname Hennings



The rich and ancient history of the Hennings family name dates back to the time of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It comes from the personal name Henning or Hemming. The letters n and m were often regarded as interchangeable in the medieval records.

Hennings Early Origins



The surname Hennings 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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Hennings Spelling Variations


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Hennings 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 Hennings have been found, including Henning, Hening, Hennings, Hemington and others.

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Hennings Early History


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Hennings Early History



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

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Hennings Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hennings Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Hennings In Ireland


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Hennings In Ireland



Some of the Hennings 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



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 Hennings, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were :

Hennings Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Caroline Hennings, who landed in Galveston, Tex in 1845 [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)
  • Catharina Marie Hennings, who arrived in America in 1849 [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)
  • Friedrich Hennings, who landed in Galveston, Tex in 1850 [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)

Hennings Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Friedrich Hennings, who settled in America, in 1903
  • Bertha Hennings, aged 16, who landed in America from Dorfhagen, Germany, in 1906
  • Agnes Hennings, aged 54, who landed in America from Hagen, Germany, in 1908
  • Emma Hennings, aged 20, who landed in America from Wremen, Germany, in 1910
  • Eisabethe Marthe Hennings, aged 26, who landed in America from Flanen, Germany, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hennings (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hennings (post 1700)



  • Josephine Hennings, American Journalist and Broadcaster
  • Chad Hennings (b. 1965), American football defensive lineman
  • Thomas Carey Hennings Jr. (1903-1960), American Democrat politician, U.S. Representative from Missouri 11th District, 1935-41; U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1951-60 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Margaret Hennings, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1960 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Chris Hennings, American Democrat politician, Member of Alaska territorial House of Representatives 1st District, 1945-46 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Rouwen Hennings (b. 1987), German football player
  • Fred Hennings (1895-1981), Austrian actor and writer
  • Emmy Hennings (1885-1948), German performer and poet
  • Artur Hennings (1940-2003), German chess player

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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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  2. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  3. 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.
  4. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. 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.
  6. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  7. 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.
  8. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  9. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
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The Hennings Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hennings 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.

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