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Benoist Name Meaning

Variant of French Benoit.

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


Similar surnames: Benoit, Bost, Denise, Betit, Bennitt, Beloin, Enis, Benet, Segrist

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Benoist Family Origin

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Benoist Family Occupations

What did your Benoist ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Benoist family was Carpenter. Farmer, Butcher and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Benoist. The most common Benoist occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Benoist's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Butcher

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    7%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Benoist ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Benoist Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Benoist

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Benoist. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Benoist. For the veterans among your Benoist ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Benoist Life Expectancy

What is the average Benoist lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Benoist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Benoist in 1962 was 53, and 46 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Benoist

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Benoist ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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