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Tenner Name Meaning

German: variant of Tanner 2. English: from Old French teneor, teneur, tenor, ‘holder of a tenement’, hence an equivalent of Tennant.

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


Similar surnames: Tanner, Venner, Denner, Renner, Henner, Jenner, Penner, Benner

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Tenner Family Origin

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Tenner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    6%

In 1880, the most common Tenner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Tenner's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tenner. A less common occupation for the Tenner family was Farming.

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Tenner Historical Records

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Tenner Life Expectancy

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