Benning Family History

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Benning Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Bernhard or its variant Benno.

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


Similar surnames: Wenning, Beining, Penning, Henning, Jenning, Denning, Banning

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Benning Family Origin

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Benning Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Hay Binder (Ag Lab)

    4%
  • Lace Maker

    4%

In 1881, the most common Benning occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Benning's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Benning family was Lace Maker. Farmer, Labourer and Hay Binder (Ag Lab) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Benning.

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Benning Historical Records

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Benning Life Expectancy

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