Henning / Hennings

Origins: Norman, Scottish.
 
Norman: It is from those Anglo-Saxon tribes that once ruled over Britain that the name Henning was formed. The name was derived from the personal name Henning or Hemming. The letters n and m were often regarded as interchangeable in the medieval records.

Scottish: There are several possible origins for this surname. The name may be derived from the Old English word "heghen" meaning a "farm or holding," in which case, the name may have come from the place of residence of the initial bearer. Alternatively, the surname may be derived from the Old English word "heyne" meaning "a mean person," and may have come from a characteristic of the initial bearer.

Spelling variations: Henning, Hening, Hennings, Hemington, Haining, Hain, Hainning, Henning, Haning, Hanning and others.

 

 

Henry Tempest Henning & Ellen McGarrell ( modificado el 19.03.2017 )