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Where is the Benham family from?
You can see how Benham families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Benham family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Benham families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 64 Benham families living in Connecticut. This was about 32% of all the recorded Benham's in USA. Connecticut had the highest population of Benham families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Benham surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Benham. 19% of Benham men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Benham women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Benham were Truck Driver and Bookkeeper. .