Benter Family History

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Benter Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from Benthe near Hannover. topographic name for someone living by an enclosed portion of an area of common land (see Bunde 2).

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


Similar surnames: Bester, Bente, Belter, Benfer, Nester, Bender, Beaber, Tester, Senter

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Benter Family Origin

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Benter Family Occupations

What did your Benter ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Benter occupation in the UK was Cook. 100% of Benter's were Cooks.

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  • Cook

    100%

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Benter Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Benter Life Expectancy

What is the average Benter lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Benter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Benter in 1952 was 52, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Benter 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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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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