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Definition: From the Germanic name "Haimric" and Old French "Henri" which meant "home rule," composed of the elements heim "home" and ric "power, rule." A very popular Norman surname after the Conquest.

Surname Origin: English, Irish, French


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French Genealogy
Research your French family tree with the help of these genealogical societies, records, surname lists, archives and libraries, and French genealogy research guides.

HENRY Family Genealogy Forum
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FamilySearch - HENRY Genealogy
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HENRY Surname & Family Mailing List
Free mailing list for researchers of the Henry surname and its variations includes subscription details and a searchable archives of past messages.

Surname Finder - HENRY Genealogy & Family Resources
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Cousin Connect - HENRY Genealogy Queries
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DistantCousin.com - HENRY Genealogy & Family History
Free databases and genealogy links for the last name HENRY.

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