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Benschoter Name Meaning

Dutch: perhaps a topographic for someone who lived by an enclosure for cattle, Middle Dutch sco(o)t(t)e, or by a corner of woodland or heathland in a marshy area, Middle Dutch scoet. Compare Van Benschoten.

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


Similar surnames: Verschoor, Benscoter, Buescher, Bechler, Schober, Scholer, Benter

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Benschoter Family Origin

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Benschoter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • M. D. (Doctor)

    10%
  • Miner

    10%

In 1880, farmer, Keeping House and M. D. (Doctor) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Benschoter. A less common occupation for the Benschoter family was Miner. The most common Benschoter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Benschoter's were Farmers.

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Benschoter Life Expectancy

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