Benninghoff Family History

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Benninghoff Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a north German farmstead, so named after the original owner or tenant (see Benning) + Middle Low German hof ‘farmstead’, ‘manor farm’.

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

Similar surnames: Benshoff, Heithoff, Niehoff, Lehnhoff, Eickhoff, Langhoff, Bohnhoff

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Benninghoff Family Origin

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Benninghoff Family Occupations

What did your Benninghoff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Benninghoff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Benninghoff's were Farmers. Farmer, Coal Dealer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Benninghoff. A less common occupation for the Benninghoff family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Coal Dealer

  • Barber

  • Keeping House


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

Benninghoff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Benninghoff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Benninghoff 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 204 immigration records available for the last name Benninghoff. 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 488 military records available for the last name Benninghoff. For the veterans among your Benninghoff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Benninghoff Life Expectancy

What is the average Benninghoff lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Benninghoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Benninghoff in 1963 was 69, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Benninghoff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Benninghoff 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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