Benchoff Family History

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Benchoff Name Meaning

Bulgarian: alternative spelling of Benchov, a patronymic from the personal name Bencho, a pet form of Benefacij, Bulgarian form of Boniface.

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

Similar surnames: Benshoff, Beloff, Bence, Bertholf, Kerkhoff, Schoff, Bohnhoff, Bench

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Benchoff Family Origin

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Benchoff Family Occupations

What did your Benchoff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Benchoff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Benchoff's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Benchoff family was Keeping House. Farmer, Clerk In Office and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Benchoff.

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  • Farmer

  • Clerk In Office

  • Clerk In Store

  • Keeping House


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Benchoff ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Benchoff Historical Records

What Benchoff family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Benchoff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Benchoff 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 65 immigration records available for the last name Benchoff. 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 365 military records available for the last name Benchoff. For the veterans among your Benchoff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Benchoff Life Expectancy

What is the average Benchoff lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Benchoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Benchoff in 1963 was 72, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Benchoff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Benchoff 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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