Benne Name Meaning

North German: variant of Benn. French: metonymic occupational name for the maker or driver of a cart, benne.

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


Similar surnames: Benner, Henne, Berne, Benn, Senne, Bonne, Behne, Bence, Jenne, Bente

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Benne Family Origin

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Benne Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Baker

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Benne. The most common Benne occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Benne's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Benne family was Carpenter.

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Benne Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Benne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Benne in 1958 was 48, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Benne

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