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Penrod Family History

Penrod Name Meaning
Origin unidentified. Possibly English, but the name is rare in England. It may equally well be an altered form of an unidentified German or Dutch habitational name. UK, 1881 census has 0.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

235,448 Historical Documents with Penrod on Ancestry
31,605 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,906 Military Records
446 Immigration Records
19,561 Census and Voter Lists
178,930 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Penrod Families

  • Number of Penrod families
     67 - 132
     23 - 66
     1 - 22
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Penrod families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Penrod last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Penrod Family Origin

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Average Life Expectancy for Penrod

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Penrod Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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