Benskin Family History

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Benskin Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of the personal name Benne (see Benn).

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


Similar surnames: Benson, Jenkin, Henkin, Eskin, Enslin, Belkin, Peskin, Meskin, Baskin

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Benskin Family Origin

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Benskin Family Occupations

What did your Benskin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Baker and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Benskin. The most common Benskin occupation in the UK was Farmer. 20% of Benskin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Benskin family was Blacksmith (Master).

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Baker

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Blacksmith (Master)

    3%

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

Benskin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Benskin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Benskin 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Benskin. 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 Benskin. For the veterans among your Benskin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Benskin Life Expectancy

What is the average Benskin lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Benskin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Benskin in 1955 was 55, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Benskin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Benskin 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.

Famous Benskin Family

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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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