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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Henny

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Wiktionary
  1. A diminutive of the female given name Henrietta.
  2. (slang) Hennessy, a French brand of cognac.

Henny was also found in the following language(s): Danish, German, Norwegian, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Henny

Henny Youngman was a comedian. Henny was born on March 16th, 1906 in London, England, UK. He left this life on February 24th, 1998.

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Henny Backus was an actor and stage actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1952 to 1952. Henny was given the name Henrietta Kaye on March 21st, 1911 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. Henny is also known as Henriette Kaye. She breathed her last breath on December 9th, 2004.

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Henny Eman is a 1. He was most prominent from 1986 to 1989. Henny was born on April 20th, 1948 in Aruba.

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Henny Vrienten is a ska and film score singing, songwriter, bassist, and composer. Henny was born on July 27th, 1948 in Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands.

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Henny Porten was an actress and film producer. She was most prominent from 1906 to 1955. Henny was given the name Frieda Ulricke Porten on January 7th, 1890 in Magdeburg. She breathed her last breath on October 15th, 1960.

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Henny Moan is an actress. Her career lasted from 1955 to 2007. Henny was given the name Henny Elisabeth Moan on February 22nd, 1936 in Talvik, Norway.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Henny

Leonard was born on August 4th, 1935. Leonard is also known as Henny and Leonard Melchoir. He died on September 17th, 2011.

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Phil was born in 1943.

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How popular is the baby name Henny in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1921 8 0 8
1923 7 0 7
1924 5 0 5
1925 8 0 8
1926 5 0 5
1927 8 0 8
1928 6 0 6
1929 6 0 6
1930 5 0 5
1970 5 5 0
1974 6 6 0
1977 7 7 0
1980 5 5 0
1982 6 6 0
1984 7 7 0
1985 7 7 0
1988 6 6 0
1989 7 7 0
1991 6 6 0
1992 10 10 0
1993 11 11 0
1994 10 10 0
1995 12 12 0
1996 10 10 0
1997 12 12 0
1998 9 9 0
1999 17 17 0
2000 16 16 0
2001 16 16 0
2002 23 23 0
2003 13 13 0
2004 25 25 0
2005 15 15 0
2006 23 23 0
2007 27 27 0
2008 26 26 0
2009 34 34 0
2010 35 35 0
2011 33 33 0
2012 25 25 0
2013 43 43 0
2014 32 32 0
2015 49 49 0
2016 28 28 0
2017 39 39 0

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Popularity of Henny as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Henny U.S.
  White 61.44% 64.26%
  African American 30.09% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.57% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.39% 16.26%

Of Last Name Henny

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

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Fun Facts about the name Henny

  • How Popular is the name Henny? Henny is the 13,072nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Henny was the 62,714th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Henny have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 713 babies born with the first name Henny in the United States. That's more than enough people named Henny to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Henny? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1921 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Henny first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Henny is Monday, September 30th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Henny born? The highest recorded use of the first name Henny was in 2015 with a total of 49 babies.
  • Random Henny Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Henny is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 29 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Henny: Your name in reverse order is Ynneh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hyenn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Henny? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 319 people with the last name Henny.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Henny? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Henny as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k 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).
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