Fenning Family History

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Fenning Name Meaning

English: topographic name for a fen dweller, from a derivative of Old English fenn (see Fenn).

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


Similar surnames: Venning, Penning, Kenning, Denning, Henning, Ferring, Canning

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Fenning Family Origin

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Fenning Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Fenning ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Laborer

    19%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Bookkeeper

    5%

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fenning. The most common Fenning occupation in the USA was Laborer. 19% of Fenning's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Fenning family was Bookkeeper.

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Fenning Historical Records

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Fenning Life Expectancy

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Famous Fenning Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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