Benish Family History

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Benish Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Benisch.

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


Similar surnames: Benesh, Berish, Danish, Banish, Janish, Yanish, Beamish, Bish

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Benish Family Origin

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Benish Family Occupations

What did your Benish ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Benish family was Stone Mason. The most common Benish occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Benish's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Benish.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Cigar Maker

    9%
  • Stone Mason

    6%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Benish Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Benish. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Benish 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Benish. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Benish. For the veterans among your Benish ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Benish Life Expectancy

What is the average Benish lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Benish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Benish in 1961 was 66, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Benish

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Benish 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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