Benney Family History

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Benney Name Meaning

English (Devon and Cornwall): from a pet form of the personal name Benne (see Benn).

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

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Benney Family Origin

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Benney Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Bank Cashier

    3%
  • Brick Mason

    3%

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

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Benney Historical Records

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Benney Life Expectancy

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Famous Benney Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)

Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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