Dehning Family History

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Dehning Name Meaning

North German: from a derivative of Denhard, a variant of the personal name Degenhar(d)t (see Degenhardt).

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


Similar surnames: Denning, Benning, Behning, Henning, Lehning, Penning, Kenning

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Dehning Family Origin

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Dehning Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Beer Brewer

    25%
  • Farming

    25%

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In 1880, Farmer and Beer Brewer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dehning. A less common occupation for the Dehning family was Farming. The most common Dehning occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Dehning's were Farmers.

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Dehning Historical Records

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Dehning Life Expectancy

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