Benko Name Meaning

Hungarian (Benkó or Benko), Slovak, Slovenian, and Ukrainian: from a pet form of a personal name derived from Latin Benedictus, e.g. Hungarian Benedek, Slovak Benadik, Slovenian Benedikt, Ukrainian Benedykt (see Benedict).

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


Similar surnames: Beno, Benyo, Banko, Benke, Berko, Senko, Bence, Renko, Bento, Benak

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Benko Family Origin

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Benko Family Occupations

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  • Lighter Captn

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Benko occupation in the USA was Lighter Captn. 100% of Benko's were Lighter Captns.

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Benko Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, Benko life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Benko in 1949 was 49, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Benko

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