Pengelly Family History

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Pengelly Name Meaning

Cornish: habitational name from any of the places (in thirteen parishes) named with Cornish pen ‘head’, ‘top’, ‘end’ + kelly (lenited form gelly) ‘copse’, ‘grove’.

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


Similar surnames: Engelby, Petrella, Perella, Hennelly, Engel, Hengel, Bengel, Rengel

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Pengelly Family Origin

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Pengelly Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Fisherman

    3%

In 1881, the most common Pengelly occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Pengelly's were Farmers. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pengelly. A less common occupation for the Pengelly family was Fisherman.

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Pengelly Historical Records

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Pengelly Life Expectancy

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