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Penley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Penleigh in Dilton, Wiltshire.

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


Similar surnames: Tenley, Kenley, Denley, Henley, Pendley, Pedley, Fenley, Pelley

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Penley Family Origin

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Penley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    65%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Penley family was Farming. The most common Penley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 65% of Penley's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Penley.

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Penley Historical Records

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Penley Life Expectancy

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