Bens Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: patronymic from a short form of Bernhard.

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

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Bens Family Origin

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Bens Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farm Hand

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bens family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bens. The most common Bens occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Bens's were Farmers.

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United States

Between 1963 and 2003, Bens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Bens in 1963 was 64, and 85 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bens

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