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Penrose Name Meaning

Cornish and Welsh: habitational name from any of the places called Penrose, in ten parishes of Cornwall, several in Wales, and in Herefordshire near the Welsh border. All are named with Celtic pen ‘head’, ‘top’, ‘end’ + ros ‘heath’, ‘moor’.

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


Similar surnames: Melrose, Pedrosa, Pembroke, Primrose, Pense, Perron, Penrod, Penne

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Penrose Family Origin

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Penrose Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Student

    15%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Penrose family was Laborer. Farmer, Student and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Penrose. The most common Penrose occupation in Canada was Farmer. 30% of Penrose's were Farmers.

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Penrose Life Expectancy

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