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Bennick Name Meaning

North German: probably a variant of Benecke. Swedish: probably an adoption of the German name (see 1 above).

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

Similar surnames: Bendick, Bernick, Lennick, Hennick, Brennick, Rennick, Benning

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Where is the Bennick family from?

You can see how Bennick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bennick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bennick families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Bennick family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Bennick's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Bennick families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bennick surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bennick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Spinner were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bennick. 32% of Bennick men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Bennick women worked as a Spinner. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bennick were Carpenter and Maid.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Spinner
  • Housewife
  • Winder
  • Maid
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Census Records

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

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Passenger Lists

There are 362 immigration records available for the last name Bennick. 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 Cards

There are 526 military records available for the last name Bennick. For the veterans among your Bennick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bennick lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Bennick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bennick in 1956 was 44, and 57 in 2004.

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