Bennight Family History

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Bennight Name Meaning

Fanciful spelling of English Bennett.

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


Similar surnames: Bennitt, Bennet, Bright, Height, Hignight, Canright, Bernitt

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Bennight Family Origin

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Bennight Family Occupations

What did your Bennight ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bennight. The most common Bennight occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Bennight's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farming

    50%

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

Bennight Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bennight. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bennight 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 Bennight. 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 Bennight. For the veterans among your Bennight ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bennight Life Expectancy

What is the average Bennight lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Bennight life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bennight in 1965 was 66, and 99 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bennight

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bennight 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.

Famous Bennight Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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