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Tennis Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of North German or Dutch Tönnis, a short form of the personal name Antonius (see Anthony). English (Welsh borders): origin uncertain; perhaps a variant of Dennis 1.

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


Similar surnames: Dennis, Tennies, Bennis, Kennis, Toennies, Enis, Hennis, Ternes

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Tennis Family Origin

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Tennis Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tennis. The most common Tennis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Tennis's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Tennis family was Farming.

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Tennis Historical Records

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Tennis Life Expectancy

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