Kennebeck Family History

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Kennebeck Name Meaning

from a topographic name composed of the elements Kenn, the name of a place near Trier, + beck ‘stream’ (Bach). alternatively, from Kennebeck, an occupational name for a potter, from Middle Low or Middle High German kanne ‘jug’, ‘pitcher’ + beck, variant of Bäcker ‘baker’.

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


Similar surnames: Feeback, Kolbeck, Hardebeck, Seebeck, Lennick, Kannenberg, Lebeck

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Kennebeck Family Origin

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Kennebeck Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    40%
  • Works In Saw Mill

    20%

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In 1880, the most common Kennebeck occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Kennebeck's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kennebeck family was Works In Saw Mill. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kennebeck.

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Kennebeck Historical Records

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Kennebeck Life Expectancy

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