Benito Family History

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Benito Name Meaning

Spanish: from the medieval personal name Benito, from Latin Benedictus (see Benedict).

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


Similar surnames: Bonito, Bento, Benko, Benet, Benik, Beato, Bendt, Benoit, Beno, Benis

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Benito Family Origin

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Benito Family Occupations

What did your Benito ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Benito occupation in the USA was Laborer. 44% of Benito's were Laborers. Laborer, Cart Driver and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Benito. A less common occupation for the Benito family was Fruit Store.

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  • Laborer

    44%
  • Cart Driver

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Fruit Store

    11%

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

Benito Historical Records

What Benito family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Benito. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Benito 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 Benito

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Benito. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Benito. For the veterans among your Benito ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Benito Life Expectancy

What is the average Benito lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Benito life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Benito in 1964 was 46, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Benito

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Benito 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.

Famous Benito Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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