Pennywell Family History

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Pennywell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Pennywell in Tyne and Wear or from a similarly named lost place elsewhere.

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


Similar surnames: Pennewell, Fennell, Honeywell, Greenwell, Barnwell, Ewell, Penwell

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Pennywell Family Origin

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Pennywell Family Occupations

What did your Pennywell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Works On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pennywell. A less common occupation for the Pennywell family was Blacksmith. The most common Pennywell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Pennywell's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Works On Farm

    20%
  • Blacksmith

    10%

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

Pennywell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Pennywell Life Expectancy

What is the average Pennywell lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Pennywell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Pennywell in 1963 was 70, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pennywell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pennywell 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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