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Bennis Family History

Bennis Name Meaning
Dutch: patronymic from a reduced form of the personal name Bernhard.English: patronymic from the personal name Benne (see Benn).

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

24,671 Historical Documents with Bennis on Ancestry.com
8,212 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,089 Military Records
1,152 Immigration Records
9,321 Census and Voter Lists
4,897 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Bennis Families

  • Number of Bennis families
     20 - 37
     7 - 19
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bennis families
     15 - 28
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Bennis families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Bennis Family Origin

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Bennis Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Bennis

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Bennis Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Bennis census records

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Bennis Civil War Service Records

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