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Baenen Name Meaning

Dutch: metronymic from the old Germanic female personal name Bana.

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


Similar surnames: Baeten, Barner, Mannen, Baney, Bann, Coenen, Benn, Barnes, Baines

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Where is the Baenen family from?

You can see how Baenen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Baenen family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Baenen families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 20 Baenen families living in Wisconsin. This was 100% of all the recorded Baenen's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Baenen families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Baenen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Baenen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Baenen. 44% of Baenen men worked as a Farmer.

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    44%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Truck Driver
    12%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    100%
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What Baenen family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 889 census records available for the last name Baenen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baenen 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 50 immigration records available for the last name Baenen. 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 80 military records available for the last name Baenen. For the veterans among your Baenen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Baenen lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Baenen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Baenen in 1960 was 59, and 79 in 2004.

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