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Penne Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch penne ‘pen’, ‘quill’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a scribe. Possibly Italian: habitational name from Penne in Pescara province.

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


Similar surnames: Penna, Penn, Henne, Senne, Penner, Mente, Pane, Benne, Pesce, Penso

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Penne Family Origin

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Penne Family Occupations

What did your Penne ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Penne occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Penne's were Farmers. Farmer, Boot Bottomer and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Penne. A less common occupation for the Penne family was Grocer.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Boot Bottomer

    13%
  • Engineer

    13%
  • Grocer

    13%

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

Penne Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Penne Life Expectancy

What is the average Penne lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2003, in the United States, Penne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Penne in 1954 was 51, and 75 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Penne

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Penne 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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