Denning Family History

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Denning Name Meaning

English: patronymic from an Old English personal name, Dynna. Irish: variant of Dineen. German: habitational name from Denning in Bavaria.

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

Similar surnames: Henning, Kenning, Penning, Dunning, Benning, Dinning, Jenning

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Denning Family Origin

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Denning Family Occupations

What did your Denning ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Denning. 2% of Denning men worked as a Builders Labourer and 51% of Denning women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Denning were Incapacitated and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer
  • General Labourer
  • Farmer
  • Incapacitated

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Incapacitated
  • Domestic Servant
  • Unpaid Domestic

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

Denning Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 65,000 census records available for the last name Denning. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Denning 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Denning. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Denning. For the veterans among your Denning ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Denning Life Expectancy

What is the average Denning lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Denning life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Denning in 1944 was 27, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Denning

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Denning 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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