Benak Family History

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Benak Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Benák or Benák): from a pet form of the personal name Benedikt (see Benedict).

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

Similar surnames: Bena, Benik, Benko, Benes, Beno, Manak, Fedak, Bence, Bina, Bezek

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Benak Family Origin

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Benak Family Occupations

What did your Benak ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Benak. 33% of Benak men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Benak women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Benak were Salesman and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Miner
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Laborer
  • Packer
  • Housekeeper

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

Benak Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Benak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Benak 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 493 immigration records available for the last name Benak. 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 306 military records available for the last name Benak. For the veterans among your Benak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Benak Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Benak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Benak in 1960 was 56, and 90 in 2004.

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