Benda Family History

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Benda Name Meaning

Eastern German, Czech, Slovak, Slovenian, Hungarian, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a short form of a personal name derived from Latin Benedictus (see Benedict). Southern French: occupational name for a merchant or tradesman.

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


Similar surnames: Bena, Banda, Bendy, Bendt, Bunda, Renda, Binda, Benza, Seda, Benak

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Benda Family Origin

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Benda Family Occupations

What did your Benda ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Butler and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Benda. 16% of Benda men worked as a Butler and 22% of Benda women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Benda were Dispatch Clerk Electrical Wire and Aus Reg Dom Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Butler
    16%
  • Aus Reg Dom Servant
    8%
  • Debt Collector traveller
    8%
  • Dispatch Clerk Electrical Wire
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    22%
  • Cook
    9%
  • Retired
    9%
  • Aus Reg Dom Servant
    5%

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

Benda Historical Records

What Benda family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Benda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Benda census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Benda

Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Benda. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Benda. For the veterans among your Benda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Benda Life Expectancy

What is the average Benda lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Benda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Benda in 1951 was 47, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Benda

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Benda 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.

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