Tenner Family History

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Tenner Name Meaning

German: variant of Tanner 2. English: from Old French teneor, teneur, tenor, ‘holder of a tenement’, hence an equivalent of Tennant.

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

Similar surnames: Tanner, Venner, Denner, Renner, Henner, Jenner, Penner, Benner

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Tenner Family Origin

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Tenner Family Occupations

What did your Tenner ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Tenner. 4% of Tenner men worked as a General Labourer and 54% of Tenner women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tenner were 1st Grade Clerk Durham C C and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Ladies Tailor
  • (dealer) Manager Cooperative Stores Grocery provisions
  • 1st Grade Clerk Durham C C

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Incapacitated

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

Tenner Historical Records

What Tenner family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Tenner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tenner 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Tenner. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Tenner. For the veterans among your Tenner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tenner Life Expectancy

What is the average Tenner lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Tenner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Tenner in 1950 was 56, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tenner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tenner 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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