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Bennis Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from a reduced form of the personal name Bernhard. English: patronymic from the personal name Benne (see Benn).

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

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Bennis Family Origin

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Bennis Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bennis. A less common occupation for the Bennis family was Laborer. The most common Bennis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Bennis's were Farmers.

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