Benthall Family History

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Benthall Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Shropshire named Benthall, from Old English beonet ‘bent grass’ + halh ‘nook’, ‘recess’.

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


Similar surnames: Bentham, Southall, Bramhall, Bonsall, Benham, Beardall, Bothell

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Benthall Family Origin

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Benthall Family Occupations

What did your Benthall ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Actor and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Benthall. 8% of Benthall men worked as an Actor and 40% of Benthall women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Benthall were Director Kirkns Ltd (retired) and Domestic Unpaid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Actor
    8%
  • Building Sub Contractor Own Afc Heavy
    8%
  • Civil Servant Food Msty
    8%
  • Director Kirkns Ltd (retired)
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    40%
  • Private Means
    27%
  • Dairy Farmer
    7%
  • Domestic Unpaid
    7%

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

Benthall Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Benthall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Benthall 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 384 immigration records available for the last name Benthall. 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 529 military records available for the last name Benthall. For the veterans among your Benthall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Benthall Life Expectancy

What is the average Benthall lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Benthall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Benthall in 1956 was 61, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Benthall

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