Benzschawel Family History

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Benzschawel Name Meaning

German: probably an altered form of Binsschaubel or -schäubel, a nickname for a tall, skinny man, from Middle High German biese (modern German Binse) ‘reed’ + schoup ‘bundle’, or from a house name with a sign depicting this.

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

Similar surnames: Rentschler, Wunschel, Bensel, Fenchel, Schabel, Schamel, Schadel

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Benzschawel Family Origin

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Benzschawel Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Benzschawel occupation in the USA was Huckster. 100% of Benzschawel's were Hucksters.

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Benzschawel Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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Benzschawel Life Expectancy

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Between 1965 and 2003, in the United States, Benzschawel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Benzschawel in 1965 was 65, and 80 in 2003.

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