Dennen Family History

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Dennen Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from a short form of Daniel, or from a short form of a Germanic personal name with the first element Dein- (Dutch thegna ‘man’, ‘serving man’, ‘thane’, or ‘fighting man’). In some cases, probably an altered spelling of the Irish surname Dennan, an Americanized form of Ó Doineannaigh ‘descendant of Doineannaoh’, a byname from doineannach ‘tempestuous’.

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


Similar surnames: Mennen, Ennen, Hennen, Mannen, Dannen, Reynen, Deren, Denny, Benner

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Dennen Family Origin

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Dennen Family Occupations

What did your Dennen ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Brewery Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Dennen. 15% of Dennen men worked as a Brewery Labourer and 43% of Dennen women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dennen were Colliery Screen Man Groun and Cotton Winder

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Brewery Labourer
    15%
  • Civil Servant Ministy Labour
    15%
  • Colliery Haulage Driver Gro Bel
    15%
  • Colliery Screen Man Groun
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    43%
  • Buttonhole Machinist On Government Work
    15%
  • Cook General
    15%
  • Cotton Winder
    15%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Dennen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Dennen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dennen 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 718 immigration records available for the last name Dennen. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Dennen. For the veterans among your Dennen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dennen Life Expectancy

What is the average Dennen lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Dennen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Dennen in 1960 was 51, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dennen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dennen 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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