Benike Family History

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Benike Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Perhaps a variant spelling of Dutch or North German Benicke, from a pet form of Behn.

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

Similar surnames: Berke, Beneke, Henke, Mencke, Benecke, Beilke, Bertke, Jenke, Lenke

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Benike Family Origin

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Benike Family Occupations

What did your Benike ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Benike family was Grocer. The most common Benike occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Benike's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Frming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Benike.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Frming

  • Grocer


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

Benike Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Benike. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Benike census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 112 immigration records available for the last name Benike. 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 150 military records available for the last name Benike. For the veterans among your Benike ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Benike Life Expectancy

What is the average Benike lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Benike life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Benike in 1944 was 40, and 42 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Benike 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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