Tenison Family History

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Tenison Name Meaning

English: variant of Tennyson.

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


Similar surnames: Tennison, Tunison, Benison, Tenneson, Danison, Venson, Kenison

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Tenison Family Origin

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Tenison Family Occupations

What did your Tenison ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tenison family was Farm Laborer. The most common Tenison occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Tenison's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tenison.

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

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

Tenison Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Tenison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tenison census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Tenison

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Tenison. 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 Tenison. For the veterans among your Tenison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tenison Life Expectancy

What is the average Tenison lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Tenison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Tenison in 1953 was 50, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tenison

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tenison 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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