Bendell Family History

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Bendell Name Meaning

English: variant of Benthall. In some cases, probably a respelling of German Bendel.

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

Similar surnames: Pendell, Bendall, Bedell, Bendel, Bendele, Mendell, Kendell, Bandel

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Bendell Family Origin

Where is the Bendell family from?

Bendell Family Occupations

What did your Bendell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Blacksmith and General Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bendell. A less common occupation for the Bendell family was Labourer. The most common Bendell occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Bendell's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Blacksmith

  • General Lab

  • Labourer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bendell ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bendell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Bendell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bendell 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bendell. 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 807 military records available for the last name Bendell. For the veterans among your Bendell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bendell Life Expectancy

What is the average Bendell lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bendell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Bendell in 1962 was 84, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bendell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bendell 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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