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Benschoter Family History

Benschoter Name Meaning
Dutch: perhaps a topographic for someone who lived by an enclosure for cattle, Middle Dutch sco(o)t(t)e, or by a corner of woodland or heathland in a marshy area, Middle Dutch scoet. Compare Van Benschoten.

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

7,421 Historical Documents with Benschoter on Ancestry
1,477 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
159 Military Records
57 Immigration Records
1,656 Census and Voter Lists
4,072 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Benschoter Families

  • Number of Benschoter families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Benschoter last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Benschoter Family Origin

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Benschoter Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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