Fennessey Family History

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Fennessey Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Fennessy.

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

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Fennessey Family Origin

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Fennessey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Keeping Groceries

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

In 1880, the most common Fennessey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Fennessey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fennessey family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping Groceries were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fennessey.

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Fennessey Historical Records

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Fennessey Life Expectancy

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