Benningfield Family History

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Benningfield Name Meaning

English: probably an altered form of Benefield 2.

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


Similar surnames: Bennefield, Winfield, Percifield, Stringfield, Benfield, Brinsfield

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Benningfield Family Origin

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Benningfield Family Occupations

What did your Benningfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Benningfield occupation in the UK was Clerk Wine Merchant. 25% of Benningfield's were Clerk Wine Merchants. Clerk Wine Merchant, Engine Fitter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Benningfield. A less common occupation for the Benningfield family was Farm Labour.

View Census data for Benningfield | Data not to scale

  • Clerk Wine Merchant

    25%
  • Engine Fitter

    25%
  • Farm Laborer

    25%
  • Farm Labour

    25%

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

Benningfield Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Benningfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Benningfield lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Benningfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Benningfield in 1946 was 21, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Benningfield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Benningfield 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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