Fennessy Family History

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Fennessy Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fionnghusa ‘descendant of Fionnghus’, a personal name composed of the elements fionn ‘fair’, ‘white’ + gus ‘vigor’, ‘force’.

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


Similar surnames: Hennessy, Finnerty, Fennell, Dennehy, Kennedy, Feeney, Hennelly

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Fennessy Family Origin

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Fennessy Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Storekeeper

    50%

In 1881, the most common Fennessy occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Fennessy's were Farmers. Farmer and Storekeeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Fennessy.

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Fennessy Historical Records

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Fennessy Life Expectancy

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