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Binet Family History

Binet Name Meaning

French: short form of Robinet . Compare Binette Bennett 3 and Bennette

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


Similar surnames: Bines, Vinet, Benet, Bonet, Banet, Pinet, Billet, Bunt, Bien, Hines

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Where is the Binet family from?

You can see how Binet families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Binet family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Binet families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 212 Binet families living in Quebec. This was about 98% of all the recorded Binet's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Binet families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Binet surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Binet ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Couturire were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Binet. 29% of Binet men worked as a Cultivateur and 34% of Binet women worked as a Couturire. Some less common occupations for Americans named Binet were Merchant and Commis. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Cultivateur
    29%
  • Journalier
    22%
  • Fils Cultivateur
    16%
  • Merchant
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Couturire
    34%
  • Journalier
    34%
  • Commis
    34%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Binet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Binet census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Binet. 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 Cards

There are 625 military records available for the last name Binet. For the veterans among your Binet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Binet lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Binet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Binet in 1960 was 87, and 82 in 2004.

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