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Benshoff Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a farmstead so named after its original owner or tenant, Basino (or a later form of this name), + Middle Low German hof ‘farmstead’, ‘manor farm’.

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


Similar surnames: Neuhoff, Emshoff, Lehnhoff, Heithoff, Bohnhoff, Eckhoff, Berghoff

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Benshoff Family Origin

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Benshoff Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    71%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Works At Rail Mill

    14%

In 1880, the most common Benshoff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Benshoff's were Farmers. Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Benshoff. A less common occupation for the Benshoff family was Works At Rail Mill.

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Benshoff Life Expectancy

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