Bennett Family History

Meaning of surname: Bennett

Bennett (also spelled 'Bennet') is an English and Irish language surname (and, less commonly, given name); related to the medieval name Benedict, both ultimately from Latin Benedictus "blessed". Bennett is the English spelling of the Anglo-Norman name Ben[n]et (Modern French first name Benoît, surname Bénet[1]). The oldest public record of the surname is dated 1208 in County Durham.[2] §

We found 5,898,973 Genealogy and Family History Records for Bennett in our Newspaper Archive.

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14,076 Government Documents
143 Historical Books
94,700 Social Security Death Records

Bennett Surname

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