Benesh Family History

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Benesh Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Czech and Slovak Beneš (see Benes) or German Benesch.

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


Similar surnames: Benesch, Benes, Benisch, Benish, Buresh, Kunesh, Berish, Beese, Henes

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Benesh Family Origin

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Benesh Family Occupations

What did your Benesh ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Shoemaker

    18%
  • Cigar Maker

    9%

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

Benesh Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Benesh Life Expectancy

What is the average Benesh lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Benesh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Benesh in 1950 was 45, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Benesh

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Benesh 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.

Famous Benesh Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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