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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

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In 1880, the most common Benak occupation in the USA was Shoemaker. 100% of Benak's were Shoemakers.

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  • Shoemaker

    100%

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Benak Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 642 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 1,000 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

What is the average Benak lifespan?

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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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Benak ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Benak Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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