Benitez Family History

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Benitez Name Meaning

Spanish (Benítez): patronymic from Benito.

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

Similar surnames: Benites, Benito, Benigni, Beitel, Beitz, Meditz, Beiter, Bente, Bentz

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Benitez Family Origin

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Benitez Family Occupations

What did your Benitez ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farm Laborer, Jeweler and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Benitez. A less common occupation for the Benitez family was Works Screw Factory. The most common Benitez occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 25% of Benitez's were Farm Laborers.

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  • Farm Laborer

  • Jeweler

  • Laborer

  • Works Screw Factory


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Benitez Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Benitez. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Benitez 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 18,000 immigration records available for the last name Benitez. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Benitez. For the veterans among your Benitez ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Benitez Life Expectancy

What is the average Benitez lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Benitez life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Benitez in 1942 was 33, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Benitez

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Benitez 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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