Bendt Family History

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Bendt Name Meaning

Danish: from the medieval personal name Bendt, Danish form of Benedict, or from the Germanic personal name Bernhard. German: habitational name from a place so named near Hannover.

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

Similar surnames: Bendy, Benda, Bence, Benn, Belt, Wendt, Benet, Eidt, Bernat, Berndt

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Bendt Family Origin

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Bendt Family Occupations

What did your Bendt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bendt. 21% of Bendt men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Bendt women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bendt were Truck Driver and File Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Attendant
  • Billing Clerk
  • File Clerk

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

Bendt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bendt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bendt 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 577 immigration records available for the last name Bendt. 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 487 military records available for the last name Bendt. For the veterans among your Bendt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bendt Life Expectancy

What is the average Bendt lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Bendt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Bendt in 1963 was 88, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bendt 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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