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Penney Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant spelling of Penny.

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


Similar surnames: Denney, Lenney, Pennel, Pinney, Jenney, Fenney, Fenley, Penny, Penner

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Penney Family Origin

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Penney Family Occupations

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  • Fisherman

    25%
  • Student

    23%
  • Labourer

    8%
  • Printer

    5%

In 1881, Fisherman, Student and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Penney. A less common occupation for the Penney family was Printer. The most common Penney occupation in Canada was Fisherman. 25% of Penney's were Fishermans.

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Penney Historical Records

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Penney Life Expectancy

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