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Penson Name Meaning

patronymic from Penn 3 or Paine 1. habitational name from Penson in Devon.

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


Similar surnames: Benson, Person, Penso, Penton, Henson, Wonson, Merson, Denson, Kelson

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Penson Family Origin

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Penson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Box Maker

    4%

In 1880, the most common Penson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Penson's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Penson. A less common occupation for the Penson family was Box Maker.

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Penson Historical Records

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Penson Life Expectancy

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