Pence Family History

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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

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Pence Family Origin

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Pence Family Occupations

What did your Pence ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Pence. 80% of Pence women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Blanket Weaver

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

Pence Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 54,000 census records available for the last name Pence. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pence 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Pence. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Pence. For the veterans among your Pence ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pence Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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