Benninger Family History

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Benninger Name Meaning

South German: habitational name for someone from either of two places called Benningen in Württemberg. English: variant of Beringer.

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

Similar surnames: Henninger, Benzinger, Wenninger, Penninger, Nenninger, Renninger

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Benninger Family Origin

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Benninger Family Occupations

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In 1881, a less common occupation for the Benninger family was Farm Laborer. The most common Benninger occupation in Canada was Farmer. 56% of Benninger's were Farmers. Farmer and Farmer Son were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Benninger.

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  • Farmer

  • Farmer Son

  • Farm Laborer


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Benninger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Benninger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Benninger 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 880 immigration records available for the last name Benninger. 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 Benninger. For the veterans among your Benninger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Benninger Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Benninger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Benninger in 1941 was 33, and 86 in 2004.

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