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Bensley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, possibly, in view of the present-day concentration of the name in Norwich, in East Anglia.

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

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Bensley Family Origin

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Bensley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bensley. A less common occupation for the Bensley family was Laborer. The most common Bensley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Bensley's were Farmers.

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Bensley Historical Records

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Bensley Life Expectancy

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