Bennis Family History

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Bennis Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from a reduced form of the personal name Bernhard. English: patronymic from the personal name Benne (see Benn).

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


Similar surnames: Benis, Dennis, Bennie, Benns, Tennis, Benn, Kennis, Benzie, Beins

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Bennis Family Origin

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Bennis Family Occupations

What did your Bennis ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Incapacitated and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Bennis. 5% of Bennis men worked as an Incapacitated and 40% of Bennis women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bennis were Book Finder and Actress Crp Cli Ambulance Attendant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Incapacitated
    5%
  • Bank Cashier
    3%
  • Blacksmith Stricker
    3%
  • Book Finder
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    40%
  • Household Duties Unpaid
    4%
  • Private Means
    4%
  • Actress Crp Cli Ambulance Attendant
    2%

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

Bennis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Bennis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bennis 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bennis. 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 Bennis. For the veterans among your Bennis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bennis Life Expectancy

What is the average Bennis lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Bennis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bennis in 1943 was 45, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bennis

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