First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Hendy mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Hendy

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  • A submission from Indonesia says the name Hendy means "Gift of god".
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International Interest
Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Hen"dy
See Hende.

Notable Persons Named Hendy

Hendy was born on April 25th, 1943 in Merredin, Western Australia.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Hendy

Sir Peter Hendy is a chairman and network rail. His most notable accomplishments were from 1975 to 1975. Peter was born on March 19th, 1953.


Dr Peter Hendy is an Assistant Cabinet Secretary, Assistant Minister to the Minister for Finance, and Assistant Minister to theMinister for Finance. His most notable accomplishments were from 2013 to present. Dr was born on January 10th, 1962 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.


Trevor was born on August 7th, 1968.


John was born on April 11th, 1948.


George William Albert Hendy is a monarch. He holds the title Hereditary Chief of the Miskito Nation and Hereditary Chief ofthe Miskito Nation. His career lasted from 1879 to 1888.


John was born on October 9th, 1962 in Guatemala City.


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International Interest for Hendy

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Hendy as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hendy U.S.
  White 65.38% 64.26%
  African American 24.96% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.76% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.76% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.15% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hendy

People with the last name Hendy are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Hendy

  • How Popular is the name Hendy? Hendy is the 29,196th most popular name of all time. As a last name Hendy was the 38,801st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Hendy have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 168 babies born with the first name Hendy in the United States. That's more than enough people named Hendy to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Hendy? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1972 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Hendy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hendy is Thursday, August 24th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Hendy born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hendy was in 2016 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Random Hendy Factoid: According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Hendy is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1995.
  • Weird things about the name Hendy: Your name in reverse order is Ydneh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Deyhn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hendy? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 569 people with the last name Hendy.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hendy? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Hendy as their last name since less than 1 person in 526k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.