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Henderson Surname Origin

(Origin Scottish) The son of Hendrik or Henry. See Henry

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.


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