Pennypacker Family History

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Pennypacker Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Pfannebecker, or more particularly the Low German form, Pannebacker, occupational names for a maker of roof tiles or a tiler, from Middle High German pfanne ‘pan’, ‘tile’ (Middle Low German panne) + becker, backer ‘baker’.

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


Similar surnames: Pannebaker, Penner, Packer, Pennebaker, Pepper, Wannemacher, Recker

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Pennypacker Family Origin

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Pennypacker Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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In 1880, the most common Pennypacker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Pennypacker's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pennypacker. A less common occupation for the Pennypacker family was Keeping House.

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Pennypacker Historical Records

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Pennypacker Life Expectancy

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