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What does Henderson mean?

Henderson Pronunciation of Henderson [hen-der-son] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Henderson is "son of Henry".

Associated with: old english.


Henderson has 4 variants: Hendrie, Hendries, Hendron and Henryson.

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Middle name pairings:
Henderson Dov (H.D.), ..

How popular is Henderson?

Henderson is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#101 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Henderson entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its highest position of #456 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Henderson name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Henderson outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Addeson, Anderson, Andersson, Benson, Bensson, Bergeron, Denison, Dennison, Dennyson, Emerson, Gerson, Hanson, Hansson, Hedeon, Heder, Hendrick, Hendrik, Henerik, Herberto, Hermon, Herndon, Hesperios, Hespero, Hesperos, Hewson, Hodgson, Hudson, Jefferson, Jeffersson (see Jefferson), Jenson, Jensson, Jepherson, Kendon, Leeron, Mandelson (see Mandel), Oeberon, Paterson, Patterson, Pearson, Pendleton, Person, Peterson, Pierson, Sanderson, Saunderson and Tennyson. These names tend to be more frequently used than Henderson.

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