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Bensley Family History

Bensley Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, possibly, in view of the present-day concentration of the name in Norwich, in East Anglia. adm.

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

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19,709 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,434 Military Records
1,250 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Bensley Families

  • Number of Bensley families
     16 - 29
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bensley families
     137 - 271
     46 - 136
     1 - 45
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Bensley families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Bensley Family Origin

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Bensley Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Bensley

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Bensley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Bensley Civil War Service Records

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