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The name Hennon has a rich and ancient history. It is an Anglo-Saxon name that was originally derived from the personal name Henning or Hemming. The letters n and m were often regarded as interchangeable in the medieval records.

Hennon Early Origins



The surname Hennon 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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Hennon Spelling Variations


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Hennon Spelling Variations



Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Hennon include Henning, Hening, Hennings, Hemington and others.

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Hennon Early History


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Hennon Early History



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

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Hennon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hennon Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Hennon In Ireland


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Hennon In Ireland



Some of the Hennon 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



A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants:

Hennon Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Hennon, who landed in Charleston, South Carolina in 1808

Hennon Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Annie Hennon, aged 21, who emigrated to America from Lurgan, Ireland, in 1907
  • Sarah Hennon, aged 22, who landed in America from Lurgan, Ireland, in 1907
  • Jane Hennon, aged 19, who emigrated to the United States from Glasgow, Scotland, in 1913
  • Mary Ann Hennon, aged 50, who settled in America from Glasgow, Scotland, in 1915
  • Martin Hennon, aged 49, who landed in America, in 1920
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hennon (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hennon (post 1700)



  • Becky Hennon, American actress, known for Little Parents, First Baby (2009), Little Parents, Big Pregnancy and Our Little Life (2010)
  • Craig Hennon, American actor, known for Little Parents, First Baby (2009), Little Parents, Big Pregnancy and Our Little Life (2010)
  • Don Leroy Hennon (b. 1938), American surgeon and a former NBA basketball player from the 1950s, inductee into the Helms Foundation Basketball Hall of Fame

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    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. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. 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. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    6. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    7. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    11. ...

    The Hennon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hennon 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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