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Benko Family History

Benko Name Meaning
Hungarian (Benkó or Benko), Slovak, Slovenian, and Ukrainian: from a pet form of a personal name derived from Latin Benedictus, e.g. Hungarian Benedek, Slovak Benadik, Slovenian Benedikt, Ukrainian Benedykt (see Benedict).

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

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41,324 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,105 Military Records
2,652 Immigration Records
3,737 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Benko Families

  • Number of Benko families
     18 - 33
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Benko families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Benko last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Benko census records

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Benko Family Origin

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Benko Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Benko

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Benko Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Benko census records

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Military Service by Benko

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