Benham Surname History
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- Benham country of origin, nationality, & ethnicity
- Benham last name meaning & etymology
- Benham spelling & pronunciation
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Benham Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Benham may be very difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Benham may be difficult to determine as result of whether the family name came about naturally and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that come from professions, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).
Benham Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Benham come may come from a craft, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these craft-based family names can be a profession in some other language. This is why it is essential to research the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many western names like Benham originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. Often these names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".
Benham Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Benham were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Benham. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Benham family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Family names like Benham vary in their spelling as they travel across villages, family branches, and countries across time.
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Benham Family Tree
Here are a few of the Benham biographies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Benhams
- Joseph Benham
- Lemuel Benham 1747 - 1794
- Hannah Benham Merriman Ives 1651 - 1717
- Thankful Reed Reed 1763 - 1853
- Isaac Benham 1780 - ?
- Clarissa Benham Benham 1785 - 1868
- John Benham 1786 - 1875
- Smith Benham 1789 - 1877
- Isabella McClennthan Mcclennthan 1790 - 1857
- Silas Benham 1791 - 1865