Dehning Family History

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Dehning Name Meaning

North German: from a derivative of Denhard, a variant of the personal name Degenhar(d)t (see Degenhardt).

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

Similar surnames: Denning, Benning, Behning, Henning, Lehning, Penning, Kenning

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Dehning Family Origin

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Dehning Family Occupations

What did your Dehning ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dehning family was Farming. Farmer and Beer Brewer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dehning. The most common Dehning occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Dehning's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Beer Brewer

  • Farming


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

Dehning Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 990 census records available for the last name Dehning. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dehning 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 211 immigration records available for the last name Dehning. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 290 military records available for the last name Dehning. For the veterans among your Dehning ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dehning Life Expectancy

What is the average Dehning lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Dehning life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Dehning in 1963 was 68, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dehning

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dehning 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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