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Benelisha Family History

Benelisha Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: English, Benesh, Benish, Beamish, Benedict, Belich, Venezia

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Where is the Benelisha family from?

You can see how Benelisha families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Benelisha family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 4 Benelisha families living in Massachusetts. This was about 80% of all the recorded Benelisha's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Benelisha families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Benelisha surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Benelisha ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Benelisha. 100% of Benelisha women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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What Benelisha family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 325 census records available for the last name Benelisha. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Benelisha census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1 immigration records available for the last name Benelisha. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 55 military records available for the last name Benelisha. For the veterans among your Benelisha ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Benelisha lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2002, in the United States, Benelisha life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Benelisha in 1967 was 63, and 80 in 2002.

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