Benowitz Family History

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Benowitz Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Beniamin (see Bien, Benjamin).

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

Similar surnames: Berkowitz, Horowitz, Leibowitz, Borowicz, Mendlowitz, Bonewitz

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Benowitz Family Origin

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Benowitz Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Benowitz occupation in the USA was Waiter. 100% of Benowitz's were Waiters.

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  • Waiter


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Benowitz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Benowitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Benowitz 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 392 immigration records available for the last name Benowitz. 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 249 military records available for the last name Benowitz. For the veterans among your Benowitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Benowitz Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Benowitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Benowitz in 1959 was 54, and 79 in 2003.

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