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Benzel Family History

Benzel Name Meaning
German: from a pet form of Benz.

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

16,730 Historical Documents with Benzel on Ancestry.com
4,568 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
688 Military Records
698 Immigration Records
2,922 Census and Voter Lists
7,854 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Benzel Families

  • Number of Benzel families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Benzel last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Benzel last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Benzel census records

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Benzel Family Origin

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Benzel Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Benzel 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 Benzel

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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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Benzel Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Benzel census records

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Benzel Civil War Service Records

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