Beneke Family History

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Beneke Name Meaning

North German: from a short form of Bernhard.

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

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Beneke Family Origin

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Beneke Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Book-Keeper

    4%
  • Butcher

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Beneke family was Butcher. Farmer, Carpenter and Book-Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beneke. The most common Beneke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Beneke's were Farmers.

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Beneke Life Expectancy

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