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Bensing Name Meaning

German: patronymic from the personal name Bens(o).

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

Similar surnames: Benning, Rensing, Mensing, Jenning, Berling, Lensing, Ensing, Jansing

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Bensing Family Origin

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Bensing Family Occupations

What did your Bensing ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bensing. 7% of Bensing men worked as a Clerk and 15% of Bensing women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bensing were Truck Driver and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife

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

Bensing Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bensing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bensing 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 294 immigration records available for the last name Bensing. 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 502 military records available for the last name Bensing. For the veterans among your Bensing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bensing Life Expectancy

What is the average Bensing lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Bensing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Bensing in 1951 was 50, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bensing

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bensing 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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