Last name: HENNING

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HENNING : This last name is indexed 106,572 times on Geneanet!

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HENNING : 1: German and Danish: from a pet form of the personal name Hans or Heinrich. This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine).2: Dutch: from a pet form of the personal name Johannes (see John) or Hendrick (see Henry).3: English: perhaps from an unrecorded Middle English personal name Henning possibly a pet form of Old English Hēahnōth (from hēah ‘high noble’ + nōth ‘daring’) by means of a short form Henn(a) + the hypocoristic suffix -ing.4: English: variant of Hanning.5: Norwegian: habitational name from a farm in Trøndelag. The first element possibly from hein ‘whetstone’; the second element is from Old Norse vin ‘meadow’.6: Swedish: probably of the same origin as 1 above.

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