Benshoff Family History

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Benshoff Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a farmstead so named after its original owner or tenant, Basino (or a later form of this name), + Middle Low German hof ‘farmstead’, ‘manor farm’.

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

Similar surnames: Neuhoff, Emshoff, Lehnhoff, Heithoff, Bohnhoff, Eckhoff, Berghoff

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Benshoff Family Origin

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Benshoff Family Occupations

What did your Benshoff ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Benshoff. 46% of Benshoff men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Benshoff women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Benshoff were Miner and New Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Miner

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Laborer
  • New Worker

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Benshoff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Benshoff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Benshoff 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 24 immigration records available for the last name Benshoff. 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 271 military records available for the last name Benshoff. For the veterans among your Benshoff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Benshoff Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2003, in the United States, Benshoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Benshoff in 1957 was 76, and 80 in 2003.

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