Benedum Family History

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Benedum Name Meaning

German (Palatinate): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Beneke, Benda, Benecke, Hegedus, Beem, Bene, Bentrup, Bendel, Bendig

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Benedum Family Origin

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Benedum Family Occupations

What did your Benedum ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Benedum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Benedum's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Benedum family was Store Keeper. Farmer, Janitor and Physician were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Benedum.

View Census data for Benedum | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    55%
  • Janitor

    9%
  • Physician

    9%
  • Store Keeper

    9%

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

Benedum Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Benedum Life Expectancy

What is the average Benedum lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Benedum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Benedum in 1960 was 47, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Benedum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Benedum 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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