Bennette Family History

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Bennette Name Meaning

Respelling of the French surname Bennet, a diminutive of Benne.

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


Similar surnames: Bessette, Jennette, Bequette, Burnette, Jeannette, Bennett, Gennette

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Bennette Family Origin

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Bennette Family Occupations

What did your Bennette ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bennette occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Bennette's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bennette family was Calker. Farmer, Allant À L'Ecole and Seaman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bennette.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Allant À L'Ecole

    10%
  • Seaman

    10%
  • Calker

    5%

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

Bennette Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bennette Life Expectancy

What is the average Bennette lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Bennette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Bennette in 1959 was 60, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bennette

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bennette 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.

Famous Bennette Family

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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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