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Beno Family History

Beno Name Meaning

Hungarian (Beno): from a dialect variant of Benyo (see Benyo). Slovak (Beno): from a pet form of the personal name Benadik, Slovak form of Benedict.

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


Similar surnames: Benko, Bena, Benyo, Bene, Bono, Benn, Zeno, Bero, Bento, Geno

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Where is the Beno family from?

You can see how Beno families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Beno family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Beno families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Beno family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Beno's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Beno families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Beno surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Beno ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Beno. 36% of Beno men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Beno women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Beno were Clerk and Teacher.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    36%
  • Labor
    6%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    15%
  • Housewife
    12%
  • Maid
    12%
  • Teacher
    9%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Beno. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beno census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Beno. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Beno. For the veterans among your Beno ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Beno lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Beno life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Beno in 1948 was 62, and 78 in 2004.

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