Bennie Family History

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Bennie Name Meaning

from a pet form of the personal name Benne (see Benn). habitational name from a place so named near Perth.

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

Similar surnames: Bennis, Benzie, Bennin, Senne, Lennie, Bernier, Benne, Benis, Bence

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Bennie Family Origin

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Bennie Family Occupations

What did your Bennie ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bennie occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Bennie's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bennie. A less common occupation for the Bennie family was Merchant.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Merchant


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

Bennie Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Bennie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bennie 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Bennie. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Bennie. For the veterans among your Bennie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bennie Life Expectancy

What is the average Bennie lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Bennie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bennie in 1961 was 44, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bennie

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bennie 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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