Van Benschoten Family History

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Van Benschoten Name Meaning

Dutch: probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place called Benschote, or a topographic name for someone who lived by an enclosure for cattle, Middle Dutch scho(o)t(t)e, or by a corner of woodland or heathland in a marshy area, Middle Dutch scoet. The element Ben- is unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Benschoter, Vandenhouten, Vandenhoek, Van Straten, Van Lenten

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Van Benschoten Family Origin

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Van Benschoten Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Bookeeper

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Dressmaker

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Van Benschoten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Van Benschoten's were Farmers. Farmer, Bookeeper and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Benschoten. A less common occupation for the Van Benschoten family was Dressmaker.

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Van Benschoten Historical Records

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Van Benschoten Life Expectancy

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