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Tennell Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Dähnel, from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with dan- (also contained in the ethnic name Dane); alternatively, Dannehl is a short form of Daniel.

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

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Tennell Family Origin

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Tennell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Dry Goods Clerk

    5%
  • Engineer

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Dry Goods Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tennell. The most common Tennell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Tennell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Tennell family was Engineer.

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Tennell Historical Records

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Tennell Life Expectancy

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