Bendix Family History

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Bendix Name Meaning

North German, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a reduced form of Latin Benedictus (see Benedict).

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

Similar surnames: Benda, Bendig, Bendixen, Bendt, Benis, Benik, Bandel, Bendy, Bendick

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Bendix Family Origin

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Bendix Family Occupations

What did your Bendix ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bendix family was Cigar Packer. Farmer, At Home and Bakery And Restaurant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bendix. The most common Bendix occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Bendix's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • At Home

  • Bakery And Restaurant

  • Cigar Packer


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

Bendix Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bendix. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bendix 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bendix. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Bendix. For the veterans among your Bendix ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bendix Life Expectancy

What is the average Bendix lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Bendix life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Bendix in 1959 was 54, and 84 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bendix 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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