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Piening Name Meaning

German: nickname for a tormenter, or an occupational name for a torturer or executioner, from a derivative of Middle Low German, Middle High German pin ‘pain’, ‘torture’, ‘punishment’.

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


Similar surnames: Penning, Pfenning, Spiering, Bicking, Hirning, Pietig, Pilling

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Piening Family Origin

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Piening Family Occupations

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  • Cigar Manufct

    17%
  • Engineer

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Musicianer

    17%

In 1880, Cigar Manufct, Engineer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Piening. The most common Piening occupation in the USA was Cigar Manufct. 17% of Piening's were Cigar Manufcts. A less common occupation for the Piening family was Musicianer.

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Piening Historical Records

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Piening Life Expectancy

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