Bensch Family History

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Bensch Name Meaning

German: from a reduced form of Benesch.

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


Similar surnames: Lensch, Mensch, Hensch, Rensch, Besch, Gensch, Betsch, Lentsch

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Bensch Family Origin

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Bensch Family Occupations

What did your Bensch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bensch family was Farmer. The most common Bensch occupation in the USA was Housekeeper. 25% of Bensch's were Housekeepers. Housekeeper, Bar Tender and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bensch.

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  • Housekeeper

    25%
  • Bar Tender

    13%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%

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

Bensch Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bensch Life Expectancy

What is the average Bensch lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Bensch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Bensch in 1956 was 62, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bensch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bensch 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 Bensch Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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