Benning Family History

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Benning Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Bernhard or its variant Benno.

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

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Benning Family Origin

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Benning Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Benning family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Benning. The most common Benning occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Benning's were Farmers.

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Benning Historical Records

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Benning Life Expectancy

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