Benik Family History

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Benik Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Beník); Polish: from a pet form of the Latin personal name Benedictus ‘blessed’ (see Benedict).

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


Similar surnames: Benak, Banik, Benis, Benko, Bendik, Benda, Benes, Bence, Berk

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Benik Family Origin

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Benik Family Occupations

What did your Benik ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Benik family was Moulder. Grocer and Miner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Benik. The most common Benik occupation in Canada was Grocer. 33% of Benik's were Grocers.

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  • Grocer

    33%
  • Miner

    33%
  • Moulder

    33%

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

Benik Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Benik Life Expectancy

What is the average Benik lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Benik life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Benik in 1950 was 43, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Benik

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Benik 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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