Penne Family History

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Penne Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch penne ‘pen’, ‘quill’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a scribe. Possibly Italian: habitational name from Penne in Pescara province.

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

Similar surnames: Penna, Penn, Henne, Senne, Penner, Mente, Pane, Benne, Pesce, Penso

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Penne Family Origin

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Penne Family Occupations

What did your Penne ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Actor and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Penne. 34% of Penne men worked as an Actor and 60% of Penne women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Penne were Motor Mechanic T Fitter and General Secr Girls Club

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Actor
  • Furrier Chamberman
  • Motor Mechanic T Fitter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Actress
  • Domestic Duties
  • General Secr Girls Club

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

Penne Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Penne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Penne 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 561 immigration records available for the last name Penne. 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 560 military records available for the last name Penne. For the veterans among your Penne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Penne Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2003, in the United States, Penne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Penne in 1954 was 51, and 75 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Penne

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Penne 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.

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