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Benner Name Meaning

South German: occupational name for a basket and bassinet maker, from an agent derivative of Middle High German benne ‘work basket’, ‘bassinet’, ‘cradle’. In some cases probably an altered spelling of German Bender. English (East Midlands): possibly a variant of Bender.

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

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Benner Family Origin

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Benner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Benner family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Benner. The most common Benner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Benner's were Farmers.

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Benner Life Expectancy

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