Pennock Family History

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Pennock Name Meaning

English (North Yorkshire): variant of Pinnock.

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

Similar surnames: Pennick, Pinnock, Pinnick, Penick, Pennix, Bennick, Hennick, Rennick

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Pennock Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Pennock name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Pennock. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Pennock Family Origin

Where is the Pennock family from?

Pennock Family Occupations

What did your Pennock ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pennock occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Pennock's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pennock. A less common occupation for the Pennock family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Pennock Historical Records

What Pennock family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Pennock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pennock census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Pennock. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Pennock. For the veterans among your Pennock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pennock Life Expectancy

What is the average Pennock lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Pennock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Pennock in 1942 was 40, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pennock

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pennock 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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