Benda Family History

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Benda Name Meaning

Eastern German, Czech, Slovak, Slovenian, Hungarian, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a short form of a personal name derived from Latin Benedictus (see Benedict). Southern French: occupational name for a merchant or tradesman.

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


Similar surnames: Bena, Banda, Bendy, Bendt, Bunda, Renda, Binda, Benza, Seda, Benak

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Benda Family Origin

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Benda Family Occupations

What did your Benda ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Briquetier and Blanchisseur were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Benda. 25% of Benda men worked as a Briquetier and 50% of Benda women worked as a Blanchisseur. Some less common occupations for Americans named Benda were Marbrier and Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Briquetier
    25%
  • Engineer (stebury)
    25%
  • Foreman
    25%
  • Marbrier
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Blanchisseur
    50%
  • Servant
    50%

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

Benda Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Benda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Benda 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Benda. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Benda. For the veterans among your Benda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Benda Life Expectancy

What is the average Benda lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Benda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Benda in 1951 was 47, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Benda

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Benda 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.

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