Benis Family History

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Benis Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): patronymic from the Yiddish male personal name Benye (a pet form of Beniamin; see Bien, Benjamin) + the Yiddish possessive and patronymic suffix -s. Latvian: from a shortened form of the personal name Benedikts (see Benedict).

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

Similar surnames: Bennis, Benik, Benes, Banis, Bonis, Denis, Enis, Benda, Benns, Bones

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Benis Family Origin

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Benis Family Occupations

What did your Benis ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Benis.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Benis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Benis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Benis 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 835 immigration records available for the last name Benis. 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 361 military records available for the last name Benis. For the veterans among your Benis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Benis Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Benis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Benis in 1963 was 70, and 84 in 2004.

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