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Denison Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Dennis. Possibly an Americanized form of cognates in other languages, for example Russian Denisov, from Denis, or Ukrainian Denysevich, from Denys.

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


Similar surnames: Dennison, Jenison, Denis, Henson, Deliso, Benson, Elison, Jewison

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Denison Family Origin

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Denison Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • School

    16%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Scholar

    3%

In 1881, the most common Denison occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Denison's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Denison family was Scholar. Farmer, School and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Denison.

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Denison Life Expectancy

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