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Find more Benett 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 202 more people named Benett 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 1,313 people named Benett in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% more people named Benett in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,515 people named Benett were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • 1,451 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • Most common occupation was farmer

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 274 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in South Carolina
  • 10% were first-generation Americans