Benge Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place named Bengen in Rhineland. Hungarian: from a place in Baranya county called Benge, one of only a few Hungarian habitational names without the -i suffix.

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


Similar surnames: Bente, Bene, Bengel, Berge, Bence, Enge, Belle, Engel, Benne, Bennie

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Benge Family Origin

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Benge Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Benge family was Blacksmith. The most common Benge occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Benge's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Benge.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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Benge Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, Benge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Benge in 1945 was 29, and 68 in 2004.

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