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Panning Family History

Panning Name Meaning

German:: from a short form of an old personal name related to Old High German bannan ‘to ban’ ban ‘order command’. patronymic from Frisian Panne a pet form of the personal name Franciscus (see Francis ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Penning, Kanning, Hanning, Ronning, Banning, Lanning, Janning

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Where is the Panning family from?

You can see how Panning families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Panning family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Panning families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Panning families living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Panning's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Panning families in 1840.
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What did your Panning ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Panning. 32% of Panning men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Panning women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Panning were Carpenter and Clerk. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Farming
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Laborer
  • Secretary
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Panning. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Panning 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 367 immigration records available for the last name Panning. 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 350 military records available for the last name Panning. For the veterans among your Panning ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Panning lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Panning life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Panning in 1963 was 74, and 87 in 2004.

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