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Kenner Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Kenner ‘connoisseur’ (from kennen ‘know’), hence a nickname for someone considered to be knowledgeable or an expert of some kind; it may also have been used ironically to denote a ‘know-all’. German: habitational name for someone from Kenn, near Trier. German: topographic name for someone living near a water pipe or channel, from Middle High German kener ‘water channel’, ‘drainage pipe’.

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


Similar surnames: Penner, Kanner, Kerner, Venner, Fenner, Menner, Kender, Denner

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Kenner Family Origin

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Kenner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kenner. The most common Kenner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Kenner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kenner family was Carpenter.

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Kenner Life Expectancy

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