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Bendon Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Benden, which may be a habitational name from Benenden in Kent, named from the Old English personal name Bionna + -ing- denoting association with + denn ‘woodland pasture’.

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


Similar surnames: Benson, Benton, Hendon, Kenton, Brandon, Banton, Denton, Benston

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Bendon Family Origin

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Bendon Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bendon. 35% of Bendon men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Bendon women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bendon were Salesman and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    35%
  • Farmer
    22%
  • Clerk
    16%
  • Salesman
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    50%
  • Stenographer
    50%

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

Bendon Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 570 military records available for the last name Bendon. For the veterans among your Bendon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bendon Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2003, in the United States, Bendon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bendon in 1947 was 41, and 100 in 2003.

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