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Benkendorf Family History

Benkendorf Name Meaning

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

5,453 Historical Documents with Benkendorf on Ancestry.com
1,488 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
229 Military Records
319 Immigration Records
801 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Benkendorf Families

  • Number of Benkendorf families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Benkendorf last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Benkendorf last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Benkendorf census records

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Benkendorf Family Origin

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Benkendorf Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

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Average Life Expectancy for Benkendorf

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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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Benkendorf Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Benkendorf census records

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Military Service by Benkendorf

Did the Benkendorfs fight for the North or the South? Or not at all? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation, and even physical descriptions.

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