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Penniman Name Meaning

English: occupational name for the servant (Middle English man) of someone called Penny.

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


Similar surnames: Henman, Penning, Pennison, Venneman, Jennison, Sonneman, Wernsman

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Penniman Family Origin

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Penniman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Keeps House

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Penniman family was Carpenter. The most common Penniman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Penniman's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeps House and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Penniman.

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Penniman Life Expectancy

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