Bennight Family History

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Bennight Name Meaning

Fanciful spelling of English Bennett.

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


Similar surnames: Bennitt, Bennet, Bright, Height, Hignight, Canright, Bernitt

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Bennight Family Origin

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Bennight Family Occupations

What did your Bennight ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bennight. 20% of Bennight men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Bennight women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bennight were Farming and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Truck Driver
    7%
  • Farming
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    25%
  • Barmaid
    9%
  • Housework
    9%
  • Laborer
    9%

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

Bennight Historical Records

What Bennight family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 962 census records available for the last name Bennight. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bennight 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 immigration records available for the last name Bennight. 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 258 military records available for the last name Bennight. For the veterans among your Bennight ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bennight Life Expectancy

What is the average Bennight lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Bennight life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bennight in 1965 was 66, and 99 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bennight

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bennight 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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