Tenpenny Family History

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Tenpenny Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a player on the timpani, Middle English timpan(e), a kind of drum or tambourine.

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


Similar surnames: Tenley, Penny, Terpening, Fenley, Penne, Tippen, Tepper, Denny

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Tenpenny Family Origin

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Tenpenny Family Occupations

What did your Tenpenny ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tenpenny. The most common Tenpenny occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Tenpenny's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Tenpenny family was Works On Farm.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Works On Farm

    8%

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

Tenpenny Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Tenpenny Life Expectancy

What is the average Tenpenny lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Tenpenny life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Tenpenny in 1958 was 52, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tenpenny

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tenpenny 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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