Penso Name Meaning

Italian: possibly from a short form of a personal name such as Pensabene; otherwise a variant of Penzo (see Penza). Portuguese: habitational name from any of several places of this name.

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

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Penso Family Origin

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Penso Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    50%
  • Ship Carpenter

    50%

In 1880, the most common Penso occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 50% of Penso's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith and Ship Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Penso.

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Penso life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Penso in 1961 was 61, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Penso

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