Pennella Family History

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Pennella Name Meaning

Italian: from a derivative of Penna.

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


Similar surnames: Mennella, Pezzella, Minnella, Perella, Penna, Cannella, Perrella

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Pennella Family Origin

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Pennella Family Occupations

What did your Pennella ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pennella. 22% of Pennella men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Pennella women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pennella were Gardener and Assinsha

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    22%
  • New Worker
    7%
  • Carpenter
    4%
  • Gardener
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    16%
  • Presser
    11%
  • Salesgirl
    11%
  • Assinsha
    6%

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

Pennella Historical Records

What Pennella family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Pennella. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pennella 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 491 immigration records available for the last name Pennella. 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 281 military records available for the last name Pennella. For the veterans among your Pennella ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pennella Life Expectancy

What is the average Pennella lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Pennella life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Pennella in 1962 was 67, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pennella

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pennella 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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