Benza Name Meaning

Italian: from a feminine form of the personal name Benso, Benzo, pet forms of a Germanic name such as Bernardo, or from a medieval name such as Bene, Beno with the addition of the Germanic suffix -izo.

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


Similar surnames: Bena, Penza, Bence, Benz, Benda, Menza, Lenza, Buza, Benn, Maenza

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Benza Family Origin

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Benza Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

In 1880, the most common Benza occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Benza's were Farmers.

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Benza Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Benza life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Benza in 1960 was 37, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Benza

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