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Benfield Family History

Benfield Name Meaning
English: variant of Benefield.

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

193,177 Historical Documents with Benfield on Ancestry.com
50,328 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,665 Military Records
1,936 Immigration Records
29,202 Census and Voter Lists
107,046 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Benfield Families

  • Number of Benfield families
     87 - 172
     30 - 86
     1 - 29
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Benfield families
     133 - 264
     45 - 132
     1 - 44
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Benfield last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Benfield census records

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Benfield Family Origin

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Benfield Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Benfield families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Benfield

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Benfield Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Benfield census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Benfield ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Benfield Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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