Benfield Family History
Benfield Surname History
This Benfield history and genealogy page contains the contributed history of the Benfield surname made up of user-uploaded content from other AncientFaces users. Benfield family history has rich origins of which the particulars are beginning to be understood by Benfield family members. The Benfield family is an old heredity that has spread all across the world over time, and as the name Benfield has spread, it has changed making its origin a challenge to unearth.
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The evolution of Benfield starts at it's earliest origins. Even in the early generations of a name there have been different spellings of that name simply because surnames were infrequently written down back when few people could write.
It was not unusual for a surname to change as it enters a new country or language. As Benfield families moved between countries and languages, the Benfield name may have changed with them. Benfield ancestors have moved around different countries all throughout history.
Benfield country of origin
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The nationality of Benfield is often complicated to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Benfield may be difficult to determine as result of whether the family name originated naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of last names that come from a profession, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).
Meaning of the last name Benfield
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The meaning of Benfield come may come from a craft, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Many of these craft-based family names can be a profession in a different language. This is why it is important to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many modern names like Benfield originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so on. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "Favored of God".
- George Benfield
- Elizabeth Benfield
- Susanna Benfield Garfield
- Mary Benfield
- Mary Thurston Benfield
- Mary Benfield
- Ruth Wood Benfield 1904 - 2004
- Marion Benfield 1906 - 1976
- Ruth D Benfield 1912 - 1989
- Elizabeth Benfield Poyntz
- John Benfield, Jr.
- Harold Benfield 1898 - 1979
- Susannah Benfield
- Johanna Benfield
- Mary Benfield Garfield
- Joseph Benfield
- Lucia Benfield 1906 - 1980
- Susan Benfield 1920 - 2009
- Harry Benfield 1904 - 1981
- Rachel Benfield
Benfield Family Tree
Famous people named Benfield
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Benfield
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Benfield. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Fun facts about the Benfield family
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Benfield spelling variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Benfield were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were written in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Benfield. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Benfield name are important to understanding the history of the name. Names like Benfield change in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family unions, and languages over generations.