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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


Similar surnames: Benis, Dennis, Bennie, Benns, Tennis, Benn, Kennis, Benzie, Beins

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Bennis Family Origin

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Bennis Family Occupations

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In 1880, 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. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bennis.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

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Bennis Historical Records

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Bennis Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, Bennis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bennis in 1943 was 45, and 83 in 2004.

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