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Benac Name Meaning

French: habitational name from places in Ariège and Hautes Pyrénées named Bénac, from the Romano-Gallic personal name Benos + the locative suffix -acum.

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

Similar surnames: Cenac, Bena, Benham, Tena, Benis, Beas, Benak, Bean, Benza, Bence

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Benac Family Origin

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Benac Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Benac. 37% of Benac men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Miner
  • Truck Driver

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Benac Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Benac. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Benac census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 425 immigration records available for the last name Benac. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 248 military records available for the last name Benac. For the veterans among your Benac ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Benac Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Benac life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Benac in 1962 was 83, and 90 in 2004.

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