Piening Family History

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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

What did your Piening ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Piening family was Musicianer. 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.

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  • Cigar Manufct

    17%
  • Engineer

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Musicianer

    17%

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

Piening Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Piening Life Expectancy

What is the average Piening lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Piening life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Piening in 1961 was 62, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Piening

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Piening 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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