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Pennison Name Meaning

Scottish or English: patronymic from Penny. The name is established in France; it may have been taken there by Scottish Jacobite refugees in the 18th century.

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


Similar surnames: Jennison, Kennison, Dennison, Pennington, Rennison, Jenison, Peniston

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Pennison Family Origin

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Pennison Family Occupations

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  • Gen Lab

    20%
  • Licensed Victualler

    20%
  • Mariners Wife

    20%
  • Mason'S Labourer

    20%

In 1881, the most common Pennison occupation in the UK was Gen Lab. 20% of Pennison's were Gen Labs. A less common occupation for the Pennison family was Mason'S Labourer. Gen Lab, Licensed Victualler and Mariners Wife were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pennison.

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Pennison Historical Records

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Pennison Life Expectancy

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