Bense Family History

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Bense Name Meaning

French: see Bence. German: variant of Bensen.

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


Similar surnames: Bence, Benne, Beese, Banse, Bensen, Hense, Bose, Sens, Jenke, Bene

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Bense Family Origin

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Bense Family Occupations

What did your Bense ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bense occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Bense's were Farmers. Farmer, Baker and Printer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bense. A less common occupation for the Bense family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Baker

    11%
  • Printer

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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

Bense Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

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

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Bense Life Expectancy

What is the average Bense lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bense life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Bense in 1962 was 69, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bense

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bense 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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