Benet Family History

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Benet Name Meaning

Catalan: from the Catalan form of the Latin personal name Benedictus (see Benedict). English: variant of Bennett.

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


Similar surnames: Benes, Bene, Bonet, Bendt, Genet, Bennet, Berney, Benito, Best, Benak

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Benet Family Origin

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Benet Family Occupations

What did your Benet ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Benet occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Benet's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Benet. A less common occupation for the Benet family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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

Benet Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Benet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Benet census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Benet

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Benet. 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 Benet. For the veterans among your Benet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Benet Life Expectancy

What is the average Benet lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Benet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Benet in 1965 was 79, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Benet

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Benet 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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