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Kennett Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from places so named in Wiltshire and Cambridgeshire. Both are named from the rivers on which they stand: the Kennet in Wiltshire and Kennett in Kent, an old British or Celtic name of uncertain origin.

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


Similar surnames: Bennett, Dunnett, Kellett, Kinnett, Kenneth, Jennett, Gunnett

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Kennett Family Origin

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Kennett Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kennett. The most common Kennett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Kennett's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kennett family was Farming.

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Kennett Historical Records

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Kennett Life Expectancy

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