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Benfer Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place called Benfe or Banfe, near Laasphe in Hesse.

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


Similar surnames: Genser, Benter, Beaber, Berner, Beaver, Leifer, Benner, Renfer

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Benfer Family Origin

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Benfer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Plasterer

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Benfer family was Plasterer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Benfer. The most common Benfer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Benfer's were Farmers.

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Benfer Historical Records

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Benfer Life Expectancy

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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