Benne Family History

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Benne Name Meaning

North German: variant of Benn. French: metonymic occupational name for the maker or driver of a cart, benne.

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

Similar surnames: Benner, Henne, Berne, Benn, Senne, Bonne, Behne, Bence, Jenne, Bente

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Benne Family Origin

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Benne Family Occupations

What did your Benne ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Artificial Silk Spinner and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Benne. 15% of Benne men worked as an Artificial Silk Spinner and 29% of Benne women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Benne were Farm Carter invalid and Chambermaid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Artificial Silk Spinner
  • Builders Labourer
  • Chef
  • Farm Carter invalid

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Bramer In Cotton Mill
  • Cashier Receptionist (h
  • Chambermaid

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

Benne Historical Records

What Benne family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Benne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Benne 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Benne. 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 704 military records available for the last name Benne. For the veterans among your Benne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Benne Life Expectancy

What is the average Benne lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Benne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Benne in 1958 was 48, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Benne

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Benne 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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