Pennell Family History

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Pennell Name Meaning

English (mainly Shropshire and West Midlands): variant of Parnell.

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


Similar surnames: Pennel, Pannell, Pernell, Penwell, Pendell, Purnell, Parnell, Pownell

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Pennell Family Origin

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Pennell Family Occupations

What did your Pennell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pennell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Pennell's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pennell. A less common occupation for the Pennell family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

Pennell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Pennell

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Pennell. 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 Pennell. For the veterans among your Pennell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pennell Life Expectancy

What is the average Pennell lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Pennell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Pennell in 1944 was 62, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pennell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pennell 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.

Famous Pennell Family

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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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