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Benavides Family History

Benavides Name Meaning
Spanish: patronymic from the common medieval personal name Ben Avid, of Arabic origin, from ibn ?Abd ‘son of the servant (of God)’ see Benavidez.

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

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2,429 Military Records
10,352 Immigration Records
11,823 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Benavides Families

  • Number of Benavides families
     103 - 203
     35 - 102
     1 - 34
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Benavides Family Origin

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Benavides Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Benavides

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Benavides Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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