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Benkert Name Meaning

South German: habitational name for someone from a place named Benk, of which there are several examples in Bavaria, or from either of two places in Switzerland named Benken, in Basel and Zurich cantons. In some instances it may be an occupational name for a carpenter, from an agent derivative of Middle High German benken ‘to make benches’.

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


Similar surnames: Benner, Banker, Bankert, Pinkert, Bender, Zenker, Becker, Beeker

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Benkert Family Origin

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Benkert Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    9%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Barber

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Benkert family was Barber. Butcher, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Benkert. The most common Benkert occupation in the USA was Butcher. 9% of Benkert's were Butchers.

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Benkert Historical Records

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Benkert Life Expectancy

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