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Penders Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: occupational name from Middle Dutch p(a)enre, paender ‘brewer’, an agent derivative of pan ‘(brewing) pan’.

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


Similar surnames: Pender, Penner, Render, Bender, Peters, Enders, Reinders, Selders

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Penders Family Origin

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Penders Family Occupations

What did your Penders ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Butcher

    5%

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

Penders Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Penders. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Penders census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Penders. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Penders. For the veterans among your Penders ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Penders Life Expectancy

What is the average Penders lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Penders life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Penders in 1958 was 59, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Penders

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Penders ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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