Benish Family History

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Benish Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Benisch.

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

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Benish Family Origin

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Benish Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Cigar Maker

    9%
  • Stone Mason

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Benish family was Stone Mason. The most common Benish occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Benish's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Benish.

Source: Census data for Benish | Data not to scale

Benish Historical Records

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Benish Life Expectancy

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