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Pendry Name Meaning

Welsh and English: variant of Penry with intrusive -d-. Compare Henry and Hendry . Cornish: habitational name from any of several places in Cornwall such as Pendrea in Saint Buryan and Pendrift in Blisland with names derived from Middle Cornish pen (an) dre ‘top of the village’ (pen ‘head top end’ + an ‘the’ + tre ‘village’).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Bendy, Hendry, Penry, Henry, Henery, Perry, Henri, Peery, Petry

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Where is the Pendry family from?

You can see how Pendry families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pendry family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pendry families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 6 Pendry families living in British Columbia. This was about 50% of all the recorded Pendry's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Pendry families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pendry surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pendry ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Pendry. 33% of Pendry men worked as a Farmer and 39% of Pendry women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pendry were Miner and House Keeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Miner

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Looper
  • New Worker
  • House Keeper
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Pendry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pendry census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 573 immigration records available for the last name Pendry. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Pendry lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Pendry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Pendry in 1957 was 29, and 71 in 2004.

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