Tenney Family History

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Tenney Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): from a medieval personal name, a diminutive of Dennis 1.

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

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Tenney Family Origin

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Tenney Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    11%
  • Ag Lab Engine Driver Agricultural Engine

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Boot & Shoemaker

    6%

In 1881, Butcher, Ag Lab Engine Driver Agricultural Engine and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tenney. A less common occupation for the Tenney family was Boot & Shoemaker. The most common Tenney occupation in the UK was Butcher. 11% of Tenney's were Butchers.

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Tenney Life Expectancy

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