Benshoof Family History

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Benshoof Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Benshoff.

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


Similar surnames: Benshoff, Lenhoff, Benhoff, Bishoff, Nearhoof, Donohoo, Bechtol

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Benshoof Family Origin

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Benshoof Family Occupations

What did your Benshoof ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Benshoof. The most common Benshoof occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Benshoof's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Keeping House

    33%

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Benshoof Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Benshoof. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Benshoof 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 Benshoof. 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 Benshoof. For the veterans among your Benshoof ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Benshoof Life Expectancy

What is the average Benshoof lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Benshoof life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Benshoof in 1950 was 60, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Benshoof

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Benshoof 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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