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Pennison Name Meaning

Scottish or English: patronymic from Penny. The name is established in France; it may have been taken there by Scottish Jacobite refugees in the 18th century.

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


Similar surnames: Jennison, Kennison, Dennison, Pennington, Rennison, Jenison, Peniston

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Pennison Family Origin

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Pennison Family Occupations

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  • Chief Fire Dept

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Gardener

    33%

In 1880, Chief Fire Dept and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Pennison. A less common occupation for the Pennison family was Gardener. The most common Pennison occupation in the USA was Chief Fire Dept. 33% of Pennison's were Chief Fire Depts.

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Pennison Historical Records

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Pennison Life Expectancy

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