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HENDERSON - Name Meaning & Origin
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Definition: Patronymic name meaning "son of Henry." The given name "Henry" means "home ruler."

Surname Origin: English, Scottish

Alternate Surname Spellings: HENDERSEN, HENSON

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Common Surname Search Tips
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HENDERSON Family Genealogy Forum
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HENDERSON Family Trees on the Web
The AOL Genealogy Forum has collected a number of Web pages related to Henderson genealogy.

FamilySearch - HENDERSON Genealogy
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HENDERSON Surname Mailing List
Free mailing list for researchers of the Henderson surname and its variations includes subscription details and a searchable archives of past messages.

Surname Finder - HENDERSON Genealogy & Family Resources
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Cousin Connect - HENDERSON Genealogy Queries
Read or post genealogy queries for the surname HENDERSON, and sign up for free notification when new Henderson queries are added.

DistantCousin.com - HENDERSON Genealogy & Family History
Free databases and genealogy links for the last name HENDERSON.

MyCinnamonToast.com - HENDERSON Genealogy in All Regions
Centralized search results for family trees and other genealogy info on the HENDERSON surname.

References: Surname Meanings & Origins

Cottle, Basil. Penguin Dictionary of Surnames. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1967.

Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Collins Celtic (Pocket edition), 1998.

Fucilla, Joseph. Our Italian Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 2003.

Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Great Britain: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Reaney, P.H. A Dictionary of English Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1997.

Smith, Elsdon C. American Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.


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