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Benyamin Surname Meaning

Jewish Assyrian/Chaldean and Arabic (Egypt): from the Hebrew and Syriac personal name Benyāmīn a variant of Binyāmīn (see Benjamin ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Benjamin, Bunyan, Bingaman, Bergamini, Banyai, Beavin, Benham, Yamin

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Where is the Benyamin family from?

You can see how Benyamin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Benyamin family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Benyamin families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Benyamin families living in Quebec. This was about 50% of all the recorded Benyamin's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Benyamin families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Benyamin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Benyamin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Benyamin. 38% of Benyamin men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Benyamin women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Benyamin were Attorney and Maid. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    38%
  • Manager
    13%
  • Cook
    9%
  • Attorney
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    43%
  • Housework
    29%
  • Maid
    29%
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Census Records

There are 564 census records available for the last name Benyamin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Benyamin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 137 immigration records available for the last name Benyamin. 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 Cards

There are 37 military records available for the last name Benyamin. For the veterans among your Benyamin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Benyamin lifespan?

Between 1977 and 2004, in the United States, Benyamin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Benyamin in 1977 was 83, and 57 in 2004.

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