Benkendorf Family History

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Benkendorf Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

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Benkendorf Family Origin

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Benkendorf Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Miller

    20%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Benkendorf family was Miller. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Benkendorf. The most common Benkendorf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Benkendorf's were Farmers.

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Benkendorf Historical Records

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Benkendorf Life Expectancy

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