Kennison Family History

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Kennison Name Meaning

Scottish and English: patronymic from Kenny or variant spelling of Kenison.

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


Similar surnames: Kenneson, Pennison, Kenniston, Tennison, Bennison, Jennison, Dennison

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Kennison Family Origin

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Kennison Family Occupations

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  • Coal Porter

    17%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Brush Maker

    8%
  • Carter

    8%

In 1881, the most common Kennison occupation in the UK was Coal Porter. 17% of Kennison's were Coal Porters. Coal Porter, Agricultural Labourer and Brush Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kennison. A less common occupation for the Kennison family was Carter.

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Kennison Historical Records

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Kennison Life Expectancy

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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