Bendt Family History

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Bendt Name Meaning

Danish: from the medieval personal name Bendt, Danish form of Benedict, or from the Germanic personal name Bernhard. German: habitational name from a place so named near Hannover.

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

Similar surnames: Bendy, Benda, Bence, Benn, Belt, Wendt, Benet, Eidt, Bernat, Berndt

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Bendt Family Origin

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Bendt Family Occupations

What did your Bendt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bendt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Bendt's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bendt family was Work-Iron Furnace. Farmer, Hack Driver and Saloon were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bendt.

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  • Farmer

  • Hack Driver

  • Saloon

  • Work-Iron Furnace


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

Bendt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bendt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bendt 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 577 immigration records available for the last name Bendt. 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 487 military records available for the last name Bendt. For the veterans among your Bendt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bendt Life Expectancy

What is the average Bendt lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Bendt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Bendt in 1963 was 88, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bendt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bendt 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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