Fenning Family History

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Fenning Name Meaning

English: topographic name for a fen dweller, from a derivative of Old English fenn (see Fenn).

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


Similar surnames: Venning, Penning, Kenning, Denning, Henning, Ferring, Canning

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Fenning Family Origin

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Fenning Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    11%
  • Farm Labourer

    3%
  • Gardener

    3%
  • Ag Labor

    2%

In 1881, the most common Fenning occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 11% of Fenning's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farm Labourer and Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fenning. A less common occupation for the Fenning family was Ag Labor.

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Fenning Historical Records

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Fenning Life Expectancy

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