Benson Family History
Benson Surname History
Benson family history has rich origins of which the particulars have been accumulated over the years by Benson family researchers. This page is the home for a detailed history of the Benson surname, Benson etymology, and stories of Benson family members. The Benson family is an old family line that has spread all across the world over the centuries, and as the name Benson has migrated, it has changed making its origin difficult to uncover.
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The evolution of Benson begins with the origins of thesurname. Even in the early generations of a name there have been changes in that name simply because surnames were infrequently written down at that stage in history.
As Benson families moved between countries, the Benson name may have changed with them. It was not uncommon for a family name to change as it enters a new country or language. Benson ancestors have travelled around different countries all throughout history.
Benson country of origin
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The nationality of Benson may be complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Benson may be in dispute depending on whether the surname originated naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from a profession, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).
Meaning of the last name Benson
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The meaning of Benson come may come from a craft, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these craft-based surnames might be a profession in a different language. Because of this it is good to know the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Benson originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so on. Commonly these names relate to a religious expression such as "Favored of God".
- Warren H. Benson 1867 - ?
- Dora Mae Benson-Uphold 1881 - ?
- Jemima Benson 1833 - ?
- Louisa Benson
- Oscar Benson 1892 - ?
- Elmer & Lenna Hallett Benson
- William Benson Bishop
- Joseph Benson 1949 - ?
- Myrtelle (Hoover) Benson 1874 - ?
- Charles Benson WAMBOLDT 1858 - ?
- Abigail Benson Shore 1647 - 1678
- Catherine Thompson benson 1914 - ?
Benson Family Tree
Famous people named Benson
Edward White Benson, former Archbishop of Canterbury;
E.F Benson, author;
A.C. Benson, author of lyrics of Land of Hope and Glory;
Sir Frank Benson, actor manager;
Richard Anthony Benson QC, advocate, author and racconteur.
Nationality and Ethnicity of Benson
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Benson. 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 Benson family
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Benson spelling variations
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Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Benson family name are important to understanding the history of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Benson were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Benson. Last names like Benson change in their spelling as they travel across villages, family branches, and languages over the years.