Penick Family History

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Penick Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Pinnock.

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

Similar surnames: Pennick, Senick, Penix, Pinnick, Pennock, Pernick, Renick, Bennick

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Penick Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Penick name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Penick. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


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Penick Family Origin

Where is the Penick family from?

Penick Family Occupations

What did your Penick ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming

  • Laborer


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

Penick Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Penick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Penick 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 702 immigration records available for the last name Penick. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Penick. For the veterans among your Penick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Penick Life Expectancy

What is the average Penick lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Penick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Penick in 1949 was 42, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Penick

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Penick 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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