Fenner Family History

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Fenner Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived in a low-lying marshy area (see Fenn). South German: occupational name for an ensign or standard bearer, from Middle High German vener, an agent derivative of Middle High German vane ‘flag’. See also Fenrich.

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


Similar surnames: Finner, Benner, Penner, Jenner, Venner, Denner, Renner, Kenner

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Fenner Family Origin

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Fenner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Teamster

    17%
  • Confectioner

    8%

In 1881, the most common Fenner occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Fenner's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Teamster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fenner. A less common occupation for the Fenner family was Confectioner.

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Fenner Historical Records

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Fenner Life Expectancy

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