Penry Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Henry ‘son of Henry’ (see Henry).

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

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Penry Family Origin

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Penry Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Penry. A less common occupation for the Penry family was Farming. The most common Penry occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Penry's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Penry | Data not to scale

Penry Historical Records

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Penry Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Penry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Penry in 1952 was 50, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Penry

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