Bendon Family History

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Bendon Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Benden, which may be a habitational name from Benenden in Kent, named from the Old English personal name Bionna + -ing- denoting association with + denn ‘woodland pasture’.

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

Similar surnames: Benson, Benton, Hendon, Kenton, Brandon, Banton, Denton, Benston

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Bendon Family Origin

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Bendon Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Cigar Maker and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bendon. The most common Bendon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Bendon's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bendon family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Cigar Maker

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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Bendon Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 570 military records available for the last name Bendon. For the veterans among your Bendon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bendon Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2003, in the United States, Bendon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bendon in 1947 was 41, and 100 in 2003.

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