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Benner Name Meaning

South German: occupational name for a basket and bassinet maker, from an agent derivative of Middle High German benne ‘work basket’, ‘bassinet’, ‘cradle’. In some cases probably an altered spelling of German Bender. English (East Midlands): possibly a variant of Bender.

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


Similar surnames: Penner, Fenner, Brenner, Berner, Renner, Banner, Jenner, Denner

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Benner Family Origin

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Benner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Plasterer

    14%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Carman

    4%

In 1881, the most common Benner occupation in the UK was Farmer. 14% of Benner's were Farmers. Farmer, Plasterer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Benner. A less common occupation for the Benner family was Carman.

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Benner Life Expectancy

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