Benison Family History

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Benison Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Bennison. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Benenson.

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


Similar surnames: Benson, Bennison, Tenison, Emison, Lewison, Bergson, Tennison, Belson

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Benison Family Origin

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Benison Family Occupations

What did your Benison ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Benison. 4% of Benison men worked as a Bricklayer and 51% of Benison women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Benison were Blast Fainoe Electric Static and Assistant Mictor Pecordoy Setool

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bricklayer
    4%
  • Plumber
    4%
  • Articled Pupil (chartered Ac
    2%
  • Blast Fainoe Electric Static
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    51%
  • Private Means
    6%
  • Domestic Help Paid
    3%
  • Assistant Mictor Pecordoy Setool
    2%

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

Benison Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Benison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Benison 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 22,000 immigration records available for the last name Benison. 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 595 military records available for the last name Benison. For the veterans among your Benison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Benison Life Expectancy

What is the average Benison lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Benison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Benison in 1961 was 86, and 55 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Benison

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Benison 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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