Benenson Family History

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Benenson Name Meaning

Jewish (from Russia): patronymic from the Yiddish male personal name Benye (a pet form of Beniamin; see Bien, Benjamin) + German Sohn ‘son’.

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

Similar surnames: Berenson, Benson, Rosenson, Bernson, Engelson, Bengtson, Bernsen

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Benenson Family Origin

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Benenson Family Occupations

What did your Benenson ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Carpenter joiner and Millinery Needlehand were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Benenson. 20% of Benenson men worked as a Carpenter joiner and 20% of Benenson women worked as a Millinery Needlehand. Some less common occupations for Americans named Benenson were Electric Fitting and Millenery Copyis

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Carpenter joiner
  • Desmond Merchant
  • Diamond Broker
  • Electric Fitting

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Millinery Needlehand
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Assistant
  • Millenery Copyis

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

Benenson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Benenson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Benenson 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 779 immigration records available for the last name Benenson. 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 202 military records available for the last name Benenson. For the veterans among your Benenson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Benenson Life Expectancy

What is the average Benenson lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Benenson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Benenson in 1954 was 39, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Benenson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Benenson 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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