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Benefield Name Meaning

variant of Banfield or Bonfield. topographic name from Middle English bent ‘bent-grass’ + feld ‘open country’ or ‘land converted to arable use’, or a habitational name from a place named with these elements (Old English beonet + feld), such as Binfield in Berkshire.

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


Similar surnames: Banfield, Enfield, Berfield, Belfield, Kenfield, Bearfield, Westfield

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Benefield Family Origin

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Benefield Family Occupations

What did your Benefield ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Benefield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Benefield's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Benefield family was Farming. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Benefield.

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    6%

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Benefield Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Benefield ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Benefield Life Expectancy

What is the average Benefield lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, Benefield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Benefield in 1941 was 47, and 72 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Benefield 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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