Bennin Family History

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Bennin Name Meaning

East German: habitational name from a place so named near Ludwigslust in Mecklenburg.

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

Similar surnames: Bennie, Benton, Benson, Benning, Lennie, Bellin, Menning, Berning

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Bennin Family Origin

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Bennin Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

  • Retail Grocer


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Bennin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bennin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bennin 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 296 immigration records available for the last name Bennin. 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 605 military records available for the last name Bennin. For the veterans among your Bennin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bennin Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Bennin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Bennin in 1943 was 36, and 64 in 2004.

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