Other Origin(s):Celtic
Meaning:Son of Henry
Stemming from an Old Scottish surname meaning “son of Henry,” the masculine name Henderson is full of sophistication and charm. As a surname, Henderson came from the given name Hendry or Hendrie, which is the Scottish form of the popular moniker Henry. Unsurprisingly, Henderson is most prevalent in Scotland and is also known as MacEanraig in Scottish Gaelic. If you’re looking for a name to honor baby’s Celtic heritage, Henderson might be the perfect choice!

Famous People Named Henderson

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  • Rickey Henderson
    Baseball Player
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