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

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  • Lighter Captn

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Benko Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Benko Life Expectancy

What is the average Benko lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Benko

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Benko 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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