Bennet Family History

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Bennet Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Bennett.

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

Similar surnames: Benner, Benet, Bennitt, Bonnet, Denney, Kenne, Denne, Fennel, Berney

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Bennet Family Origin

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Bennet Family Occupations

What did your Bennet ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Coal Miner, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bennet. The most common Bennet occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 5% of Bennet's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Bennet family was Agricultural Labourer.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bennet ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bennet Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 149,000 census records available for the last name Bennet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bennet 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Bennet. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Bennet. For the veterans among your Bennet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bennet Life Expectancy

What is the average Bennet lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Bennet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Bennet in 1940 was 51, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bennet

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bennet 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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