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Origins of the Henry surname

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About the Henrys

We have a total number of 135783 records for people with the last name Henry.

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Where do most Henrys live?

In 1921, most Henrys lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Henrys

How common is your surname?

302nd most common surname in the UK

We have 75,700 records for the Henry surname. The oldest one dates back to 1100.

Who were Henrys most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Williamses

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What are the most common Henry first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Henry family members

Common jobs for Henrys

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Henrys in 1921
Dressmaker

403

Domestic Servant

224

Laundress

175

Housekeeper

168

House Servant

157

Common Male occupations for Henrys in 1921
Farm Hands

362

Tailor

316

Coal Miner

303

Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers

297

General Labourer

264

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