Pensinger Family History

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Pensinger Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of German Benzinger, a habitational name from Benzingen near Sigmaringen in southern Germany.

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

Similar surnames: Penninger, Mensinger, Kensinger, Benzinger, Dendinger, Persinger

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Pensinger Family Origin

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Pensinger Family Occupations

What did your Pensinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pensinger family was Cast Iron Moulder. The most common Pensinger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Pensinger's were Farmers. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Car Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pensinger.

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  • Farmer

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Car Painter

  • Cast Iron Moulder


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Pensinger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Pensinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pensinger 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 98 immigration records available for the last name Pensinger. 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 503 military records available for the last name Pensinger. For the veterans among your Pensinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pensinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Pensinger lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Pensinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Pensinger in 1960 was 48, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pensinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pensinger 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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