Pence Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Pentz or Benz.

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


Similar surnames: Bence, Hence, Lence, Peach, Petch, Pryce, Bunce, Price, Pense, Ence

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Pence Family Origin

Where is the Pence family from?

SHOW MORE

Pence Family Occupations

What did your Pence ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Chandelier Maker Lamp

    17%
  • Dyers Labourer

    17%
  • General Dealer

    17%
  • Salesman

    17%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Pence family was Salesman. Chandelier Maker Lamp, Dyers Labourer and General Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pence. The most common Pence occupation in the UK was Chandelier Maker Lamp. 17% of Pence's were Chandelier Maker Lamps.

Source: Census data for Pence | Data not to scale

Pence Historical Records

What Pence family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Pence ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Pence

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Pence Life Expectancy

What is the average Pence lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pence 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Pence life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Pence in 1943 was 47, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pence

Famous Pence Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)

Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Look up another name