Benefiel Family History

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Benefiel Name Meaning

Probably English, a variant of the Norman family name Banville.

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


Similar surnames: Benefield, Banfield, Banfill, Bonfield, Benedick, Beaulieu, Jenifer

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Benefiel Family Origin

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Benefiel Family Occupations

What did your Benefiel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Benefiel family was A. Miller. Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Benefiel. The most common Benefiel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Benefiel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Farming

    5%
  • A. Miller

    2%

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

Benefiel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Benefiel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Benefiel 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Benefiel. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Benefiel. For the veterans among your Benefiel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Benefiel Life Expectancy

What is the average Benefiel lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Benefiel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Benefiel in 1953 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Benefiel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Benefiel 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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