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  1. Hennessy

    Jas Hennessy & Co., commonly known simply as Hennessy (French pronunciation: ​[ɛnɛsi]), is a French producer of cognac, which has its headquarters in Cognac, France. It is one of the "big four" cognac houses, along with Martell, Courvoisier, and Rémy Martin, who together make around 85% of the world's cognac. Hennessy sells approximately 70 million bottles of its cognacs per year, making it the world's largest cognac producer, and in 2017 its sales represented around 60% of the US cognac market. As well as distilling cognac eaux-de-vie itself, the company also acts as a negociant.The brand is owned by Moët Hennessy, which is in turn owned by LVMH (66%) and Diageo (34%), who act as a non-controlling shareholder. Hennessy pioneered several industry-standard practices in the world of cognac, and its association with luxury has made it a regular point of reference in popular culture, especially in hip hop.


  1. Hennessy

    Hennessy refers to a popular brand of cognac, which is a type of aged brandy produced in the Cognac region of France. It is known for its rich, smooth, and complex flavor profile, which is derived from a blend of eaux-de-vie (the distilled grape spirit) aged in oak barrels. Hennessy is often considered a luxury spirit and is widely consumed as a sipping drink or used as an ingredient in cocktails.


  1. Hennessy

    Jas Hennessy & Co., or more simply Hennessy, is a cognac house with headquarters in Cognac, France. Today, the company of Jas Hennessy & Co. sells about 50 million bottles a year worldwide, or more than 40 percent of the world’s Cognac, making it the world's largest Cognac producer.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Hennessy is ranked #3790 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Hennessy surname appeared 9,338 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 3 would have the surname Hennessy.

    94.7% or 8,846 total occurrences were White.
    2.1% or 199 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.4% or 133 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.9% or 89 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.5% or 55 total occurrences were Black.
    0.1% or 16 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Hennessy in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Hennessy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Hennessy in a Sentence

  1. Kardashian West:

    Now that I'm in service to Christ, my job is to spread the Gospel, to let people know what Jesus has done for me, i've spread a lot of things. There was a time I let you know what high fashion had done for me, I was letting you know what the Hennessy had done for me... now I'm letting you know what Jesus has done for me.

  2. Matt Hennessy:

    I had many reasons to be very fearful of coming forward as a student and in the years after being a graduate student... but I realized that by letting go of that fear Im getting my life back. david Daniels -LSB- and Scott Walters -LSB- right -RSB- are innocent of any wrongdoing, Matt Hennessy told NPR in a statement. Samuel Schultz is not Samuel Schultz. Samuel Schultz never would have gotten this much attention from Samuel Schultz singing, and Samuel Schultz knows and resents that fact. Samuel Schultz waited eight years to complain about adult, consensual sex to ride the MeToo movement to unearned celebrity. We will fight this.

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