Tennent Family History

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Tennent Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant spelling of Tennant.

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


Similar surnames: Tennant, Bennet, Tenner, Jennett, Teinert, Kennen, Sennett, Talent

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Tennent Family Origin

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Tennent Family Occupations

What did your Tennent ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Tennent ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Farmerson

    11%
  • Bookkeeper

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1881, the most common Tennent occupation in Canada was Farmer. 37% of Tennent's were Farmers. Farmer, Farmerson and Bookkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tennent. A less common occupation for the Tennent family was Carpenter.

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Tennent Historical Records

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Tennent Life Expectancy

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Famous Tennent Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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