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Where is the Bens family from?
You can see how Bens families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bens family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bens families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 5 Bens families living in New York. This was about 63% of all the recorded Bens's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Bens families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bens surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bens. 43% of Bens men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Bens women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bens were Farmer and House Work.