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Pennino Family History

Pennino Name Meaning

Italian: from a diminutive of Penna or in southern Italy a topographic name from Sicilian pinninu ‘steeply sloping terrain or street’.

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


Similar surnames: Pezzino, Annino, Dentino, Rendina, Pellino, Mannino, Pelino, Petrino

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Where is the Pennino family from?

You can see how Pennino families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pennino family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Pennino families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 7 Pennino families living in New York. This was about 27% of all the recorded Pennino's in USA. New York had the highest population of Pennino families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pennino surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pennino ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Tailor and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Pennino. 15% of Pennino men worked as a Tailor and 50% of Pennino women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pennino were Janitor and Tailor. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Tailor
    15%
  • Nursery Man
    15%
  • Painter
    15%
  • Janitor
    15%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    50%
  • Tailor
    50%
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Census Records

There are 985 census records available for the last name Pennino. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pennino census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 749 immigration records available for the last name Pennino. 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 Cards

There are 358 military records available for the last name Pennino. For the veterans among your Pennino ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pennino lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Pennino life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Pennino in 1961 was 65, and 74 in 2004.

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