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Benesch Name Meaning

Germanized spelling of Czech Beneš (see Benes) occurring chiefly in Austria and eastern Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Benisch, Benesh, Benes, Gensch, Bench, Bersch, Jentsch, Benish

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Benesch Family Origin

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Benesch Family Occupations

What did your Benesch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Benesch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Benesch's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Benesch family was Dealer In Furniture. Farmer, Cigar Maker and Cigar Mkr were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Benesch.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Cigar Maker

    9%
  • Cigar Mkr

    9%
  • Dealer In Furniture

    9%

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

Benesch Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Benesch Life Expectancy

What is the average Benesch lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Benesch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Benesch in 1948 was 63, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Benesch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Benesch 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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