Bendorf Family History

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Bendorf Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Bendorf, a place near Koblenz.

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

Similar surnames: Endorf, Wendorf, Batdorf, Bergdorf, Nondorf, Handorf, Seedorf

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Bendorf Family Origin

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Bendorf Family Occupations

What did your Bendorf ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Boot & Shoemaker and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bendorf. A less common occupation for the Bendorf family was Farm Laborer. The most common Bendorf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Bendorf's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Boot & Shoemaker

  • Cigar Maker

  • Farm Laborer


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

Bendorf Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bendorf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bendorf 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 258 immigration records available for the last name Bendorf. 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 312 military records available for the last name Bendorf. For the veterans among your Bendorf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bendorf Life Expectancy

What is the average Bendorf lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Bendorf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Bendorf in 1951 was 22, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bendorf

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bendorf 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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