Pence Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Pentz or Benz.

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

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Pence Family Origin

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Pence Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pence. A less common occupation for the Pence family was Laborer. The most common Pence occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Pence's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Pence | Data not to scale

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Pence Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Pence life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Pence in 1943 was 47, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pence

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