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Benefield Name Meaning

variant of Banfield or Bonfield. topographic name from Middle English bent ‘bent-grass’ + feld ‘open country’ or ‘land converted to arable use’, or a habitational name from a place named with these elements (Old English beonet + feld), such as Binfield in Berkshire.

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


Similar surnames: Banfield, Enfield, Berfield, Belfield, Kenfield, Bearfield, Westfield

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Benefield Family Origin

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Benefield Family Occupations

What did your Benefield ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Benefield ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Benefield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Benefield's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Benefield family was Farming. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Benefield.

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Benefield Historical Records

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Benefield Life Expectancy

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