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Find more Benedict relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 1,480 less people named Benedict in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 10,070 people named Benedict in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% less people named Benedict in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 8,590 people named Benedict were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 356 were disabled
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 49%, or 1,154 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 1,162 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,850

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As Benedict families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 7% were born in foreign countries
  • 716 were born in foreign countries