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Origins of the Benzies surname

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About the Benzieses

We have a total number of 1004 records for people with the last name Benzies.

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Where do most Benzieses live?

In 1921, most Benzieses lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Benzieses

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We have 715 records for the Benzies surname. The oldest one dates back to 1896.

Who were Benzieses most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Benzies first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Jane
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Benzieses

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Benzieses in 1921
Domestic Servant


Farmer's Daughter


Mill Worker


Farmer's Wife


General Serv


Common Male occupations for Benzieses in 1921
Farm Servant


Farmer's Son




Police Constable




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