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Benbrook Name Meaning

English (Essex): probably a habitational name from either of two places called Binbrook. The one in Cambridge is named with Old English binnan ‘within’ + broc ‘brook’; the other, in Lincolnshire, is named with the Old English personal name Bynna + Old English broc.

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


Similar surnames: Seabrook, Westbrook, Holbrook, Brook, Hornbrook, Claybrook, Ashbrook

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Benbrook Family Origin

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Benbrook Family Occupations

What did your Benbrook ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Benbrook family was Keeping House. The most common Benbrook occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Benbrook's were Farmers. Farmer, Mason and Coal Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Benbrook.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Mason

    10%
  • Coal Dealer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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Benbrook Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Benbrook. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Benbrook census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Benbrook. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Benbrook. For the veterans among your Benbrook ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Benbrook Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Benbrook life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Benbrook in 1947 was 44, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Benbrook ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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