Benz Name Meaning

South German: (in Alemannic areas) from a short form of the Germanic personal name Berthold, or to a lesser extent of Bernhard.

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

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Benz Family Origin

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Benz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Tailor

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Benz family was Tailor. The most common Benz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Benz's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Benz.

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Benz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Benz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Benz in 1941 was 26, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Benz

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