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Bening Family Origin

Where is the Bening family from?

Bening Family Occupations

What did your Bening ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bening family was Huckster. Laborer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bening. The most common Bening occupation in the USA was Laborer. 25% of Bening's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Huckster


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

Bening Historical Records

What Bening family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bening. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bening census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Bening

Passenger List

There are 561 immigration records available for the last name Bening. 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 356 military records available for the last name Bening. For the veterans among your Bening ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bening Life Expectancy

What is the average Bening lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Bening life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Bening in 1963 was 68, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bening

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bening 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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