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Benzie Name Meaning

Scottish: perhaps from a pet form of the Middle English personal name Benne, which is in part a short form of Benedict and in part a form of the Old Norse personal name Bjorn meaning ‘bear cub’, ‘warrior’.

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


Similar surnames: Bennie, Bence, Bene, Benis, Bennis, Benik, Bentle, Benke, Benza, Benz

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Benzie Family Origin

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Benzie Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    22%
  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Cartman

    11%

In 1880, the most common Benzie occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Benzie's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Benzie. A less common occupation for the Benzie family was Cartman.

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Benzie Life Expectancy

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