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Benavente Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of several places, in the provinces of Badajoz, Uesca, and Zamora, named in Latin as Beneventum. The Latin place name seems to mean ‘welcome’ (from bene ‘well’ + ventum, past participle of venire ‘to come’), but this may be no more than a folk etymological distortion of an earlier name.

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


Similar surnames: Benevento, Beaver, Benvenuto, Benveniste, Bennie, Bennett

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Benavente Family Occupations

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Benavente Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Benavente life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Benavente in 1964 was 27, and 46 in 2004.

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