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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


Similar surnames: Vento, Pero, Pino, Sens, Benson, Petro, Penna, Pensyl, Perro, Penza

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Penso Family Origin

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Penso Family Occupations

What did your Penso ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Blacksmith

    50%
  • Ship Carpenter

    50%

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

Penso Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Penso. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Penso 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Penso. 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 Penso. For the veterans among your Penso ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Penso Life Expectancy

What is the average Penso lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Penso

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Penso 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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