Penniman Family History

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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

What did your Penniman ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Keeps House

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Penniman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Penniman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Penniman 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 Penniman

Passenger List

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

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Penniman Life Expectancy

What is the average Penniman lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Penniman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Penniman in 1952 was 42, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Penniman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Penniman 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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