Bendig Family History

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Bendig Name Meaning

German: variant of Benedikt (see Benedict).

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

Similar surnames: Bendick, Bendix, Bendy, Ferdig, Denig, Fennig, Benning, Reddig, Henig

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Bendig Family Origin

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Bendig Family Occupations

What did your Bendig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bendig occupation in the USA was Jeweller. 33% of Bendig's were Jewellers. A less common occupation for the Bendig family was Works In Chair Factory. Jeweller and Salesman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bendig.

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  • Jeweller

  • Salesman

  • Works In Chair Factory


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

Bendig Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bendig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bendig 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 562 immigration records available for the last name Bendig. 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 612 military records available for the last name Bendig. For the veterans among your Bendig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bendig Life Expectancy

What is the average Bendig lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Bendig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Bendig in 1954 was 55, and 59 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bendig 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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