Penney Family History

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Penney Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant spelling of Penny.

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

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Penney Family Origin

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Penney Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, the most common Penney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Penney's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Penney. A less common occupation for the Penney family was Farm Laborer.

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Penney Historical Records

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Penney Life Expectancy

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