Bennetts Family History

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Bennetts Name Meaning

English (chiefly Devon and Cornwall): patronymic from Bennett.

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


Similar surnames: Bennitt, Bennett, Bennet, Benney, Connett, Jenness, Benet, Beets

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Bennetts Family Origin

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Bennetts Family Occupations

What did your Bennetts ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bennetts occupation in the USA was Miner. 55% of Bennetts's were Miners. A less common occupation for the Bennetts family was Blacksmith. Miner, Farmer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bennetts.

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  • Miner

    55%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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

Bennetts Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bennetts. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bennetts census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

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

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Bennetts Life Expectancy

What is the average Bennetts lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Bennetts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Bennetts in 1957 was 67, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bennetts

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bennetts 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.

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