Pettengill Family History

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Pettengill Name Meaning

English: medieval English name for someone from Portugal (see Portugal) or who had connections with Portugal.

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


Similar surnames: Pettingill, Stegall, Pettinger, Tattersall, Estill, Greenhill

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Pettengill Family Origin

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Pettengill Family Occupations

What did your Pettengill ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pettengill. A less common occupation for the Pettengill family was Blacksmith. The most common Pettengill occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Pettengill's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

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

Pettengill Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Pettengill Life Expectancy

What is the average Pettengill lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Pettengill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Pettengill in 1954 was 38, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pettengill

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pettengill 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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