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Benenson Name Meaning

Jewish (from Russia): patronymic from the Yiddish male personal name Benye (a pet form of Beniamin; see Bien, Benjamin) + German Sohn ‘son’.

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


Similar surnames: Berenson, Benson, Rosenson, Bernson, Engelson, Bengtson, Bernsen

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Benenson Family Origin

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Benenson Family Occupations

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Benenson Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Benenson Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Benenson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Benenson in 1954 was 39, and 87 in 2004.

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