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Penza Name Meaning

Italian (Apulia): from the medieval personal name Penzo, a short form of various Germanic compound names formed with bandwo ‘banner’, ‘standard’ (Lombard bandu).

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


Similar surnames: Benza, Senna, Pezza, Penna, Penso, Denz, Renzo, Maenza, Enz, Benda

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Penza Family Origin

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Penza Family Occupations

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Penza Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Penza Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Penza life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Penza in 1962 was 60, and 75 in 2004.

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