Benzinger Family History

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Benzinger Name Meaning

South German: habitational name for someone from Benzingen in Württemberg, near Sigmaringen.

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


Similar surnames: Benninger, Wenzinger, Behringer, Mensinger, Dendinger, Pensinger

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Benzinger Family Origin

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Benzinger Family Occupations

What did your Benzinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Benzinger occupation in the USA was Laborer. 19% of Benzinger's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Benzinger family was Barber. Laborer, Keeping House and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Benzinger.

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  • Laborer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Baker

    4%
  • Barber

    4%

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Benzinger Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Benzinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Benzinger lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Benzinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Benzinger in 1947 was 56, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Benzinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Benzinger 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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