Tennies Family History

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Tennies Name Meaning

English: perhaps from a pet form of Dennis 1. variant of German Tennis.

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

Similar surnames: Tennis, Toennies, Dennis, Tenner, Jenniges, Hennies, Wenner, Ennis

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Tennies Family Origin

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Tennies Family Occupations

What did your Tennies ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Tennies occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Tennies's were Laborers. Laborer and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Tennies. A less common occupation for the Tennies family was Tailor.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Tailor


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

Tennies Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 907 census records available for the last name Tennies. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tennies 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 93 immigration records available for the last name Tennies. 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 94 military records available for the last name Tennies. For the veterans among your Tennies ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tennies Life Expectancy

What is the average Tennies lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Tennies life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Tennies in 1958 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tennies 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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