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Fennel Family History

Fennel Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Fennell .

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


Similar surnames: Pennel, Fennell, Fenney, Fendel, Denney, Denne, Penney, Finnell

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Where is the Fennel family from?

You can see how Fennel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fennel family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Fennel families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 8 Fennel families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 23% of all the recorded Fennel's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Fennel families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fennel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fennel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Fennel. 24% of Fennel men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Fennel women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fennel were Farming and Cook. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    24%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%
  • Farming
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    12%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Maid
    10%
  • Cook
    7%
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Fennel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fennel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Fennel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Fennel. For the veterans among your Fennel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fennel lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Fennel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Fennel in 1949 was 32, and 80 in 2004.

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