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

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  • Farmer

    100%

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Benza Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Benza Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Benza 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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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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