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Penwell Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Pennywell.

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


Similar surnames: Pendell, Pennell, Percell, Pennewell, Bendell, Popwell, Bedwell

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Penwell Family Origin

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Penwell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

In 1880, the most common Penwell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Penwell's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Penwell. A less common occupation for the Penwell family was Farm Laborer.

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Penwell Historical Records

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Penwell Life Expectancy

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