Fenney Family History

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Fenney Name Meaning

English: origin uncertain; most probably a variant of Finney.

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


Similar surnames: Finney, Fennel, Fenley, Denney, Penney, Benner, Bonney, Tenney

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Fenney Family Origin

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Fenney Family Occupations

What did your Fenney ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Fenney occupation in Canada was Brick Maker. 33% of Fenney's were Brick Makers. Brick Maker and Builder North were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Fenney. A less common occupation for the Fenney family was Farmer.

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  • Brick Maker

    33%
  • Builder North

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Fenney ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Fenney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fenney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fenney census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Fenney. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Fenney. For the veterans among your Fenney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fenney Life Expectancy

What is the average Fenney lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Fenney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Fenney in 1963 was 76, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fenney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fenney ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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