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Penton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Penton Mewsey, Hampshire, which is named with Old English pening ‘penny’ + tun ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’, i.e. a farmstead paying a penny rent.

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

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Penton Family Origin

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Penton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Log Business

    4%

In 1880, the most common Penton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Penton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Penton family was Log Business. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Penton.

Source: Census data for Penton | Data not to scale

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Penton Life Expectancy

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