Last name: HENSON

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HENSON : This last name is indexed 89,585 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

HENSON : 1: English: patronymic from the Middle English personal names Hen Hend(e) or Hendy (pet forms of Henry or Hendry) + son. Compare Henderson. Hendy may also have been derived from Middle English hendy ‘courteous’ used as a personal name (see Hendy).2: English: perhaps sometimes a variant of Hainson a patronymic meaning ‘son of Hayne’; see Hain 2.3: English: in Devon where patronymics in -son rarely originated perhaps a variant of Hingston.4: Irish (Westmeath): variant of Hampson.

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