Senn Name Meaning

South German: occupational name for a dairy farmer, from Middle High German senne ‘dairy farmer’, ‘cheese maker’.

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


Similar surnames: Fenn, Senf, Venn, Senne, Penn, Henn, Seng, Benn, Zinn, Brenn

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Senn Family Origin

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Senn Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Labourer

    14%

In 1881, the most common Senn occupation in Canada was Farmer. 43% of Senn's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Senn family was Labourer. Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Senn.

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Senn Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Senn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Senn in 1949 was 32, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Senn

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