Bennion Family History

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Bennion Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Einion, ‘son of Einion’ (see Eynon).

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

Similar surnames: Hennion, Mannion, Binnion, Benenson, Lennon, Bannon, Benson, Henion

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Bennion Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bennion name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Bennion. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Sweden


  • Norway


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Bennion Family Origin

Where is the Bennion family from?

Bennion Family Occupations

What did your Bennion ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bennion occupation in the UK was Farmer. 14% of Bennion's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bennion family was (Ag) Labourer. Farmer, Potter and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bennion.

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  • Farmer

  • Potter

  • Labourer

  • (Ag) Labourer


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

Bennion Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Bennion. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bennioncensus 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 Bennion. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bennion. For the veterans among your Bennion ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bennion Life Expectancy

What is the average Bennion lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Bennion life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bennion in 1943 was 29, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bennion 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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