Benware Family History

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Benware Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Benoit, with a slightly different resolution of the Americanization from that of the more frequent Benway.

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

Similar surnames: Benway, Belgarde, Bednar, Bechard, Beshore, Bentle, Beare, Benard

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Benware Family Origin

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Benware Family Occupations

What did your Benware ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Basket Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Benware. A less common occupation for the Benware family was Cook. The most common Benware occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Benware's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Basket Maker

  • Cook


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

Benware Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Benware. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Benware 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 65 immigration records available for the last name Benware. 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 368 military records available for the last name Benware. For the veterans among your Benware ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Benware Life Expectancy

What is the average Benware lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Benware life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Benware in 1962 was 71, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Benware

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Benware 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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