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Benskin Family History

Benskin Name Meaning
English: from a pet form of the personal name Benne (see Benn).

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

40,508 Historical Documents with Benskin on Ancestry.com
6,678 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
633 Military Records
517 Immigration Records
4,372 Census and Voter Lists
28,308 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Benskin Families

  • Number of Benskin families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Benskin families
     38 - 74
     13 - 37
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Benskin last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Benskin census records

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Benskin Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Benskin families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Benskin Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Benskin 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 Benskin

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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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Benskin Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Benskin census records

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Benskin Civil War Service Records

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