Benford Family History
Benford Surname History
Benford family history has rich origins of which the particulars can be pieced together by Benford family researchers. This page is a hub for the complete history of the Benford surname, Benford origins, and history of people with the Benford name. The Benford family name is an old family line that has spread all across the world over time, and as the name Benford has spread, it has changed making its history tricky to piece together.
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The evolution of Benford starts at it's earliest origins. Even in the earliest days of a name there have been changes in that name simply because last names were infrequently written down at that stage in history.
As Benford families moved between countries and languages, the Benford name may have changed with them. It was commonplace for a last name to change as it enters a new country or language. Benford family members have moved around different countries all throughout history.
Benford country of origin
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The nationality of Benford can be very difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Benford may be in dispute as result of whether the name came about organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of family names that come from a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).
Meaning of the last name Benford
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The meaning of Benford come may come from a trade, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. A lot of these craft-based family names may be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is important to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many names like Benford originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so on. Often these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "Favored of God".
- Millicent Possibly Manley Benford
- F G Benford 1911 - 1995
- James Benford Dean 1905 - ?
- Brooks Benford 1902 - 1968
- Sandus Benford 1905 - 1975
- William Benford 1902 - 1981
- George H Benford 1921 - 2010
- Erdine P Benford 1926 - 1995
- William R Benford 1932 - 1994
- Frank Benford 1891 - 1967
- Louise Benford 1893 - 1977
- Forrest E Benford 1959 - 2005
- Hattie Benford Lanier
- Donald Benford 1910 - 1976
- Mabe Benford 1897 - 1971
- Lloyd Benford 1905 - 1980
- Goldie Benford 1898 - 1972
- Doris Benford 1906 - 1986
- Mary G Benford 1904 - 1993
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Famous people named Benford
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Benford
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Benford. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Benford spelling variations
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Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Benford last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Benford were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Benford. Family names like Benford transform in how they're spelled as they travel across villages, family lines, and countries across time.