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

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Benge Family Origin

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Benge Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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.

Source: Census data for Benge | Data not to scale

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Benge Life Expectancy

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United States

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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Benge

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