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  • Bennet, I (1626 - 1691)
    Disputed Origins, Parents, Spouse and Children ===According to The Great Migration Edward Bennett has no wife or children and was not father to John Bennett. John Bennett origins and parents are unknow...
  • Aaron Bennett (1748 - 1827)
    Daughters of American Revolution Ancestor #: A009157* Service: CONNECTICUT Rank(s): PRIVATE* Birth: 10-25-1748 STONINGTON NEW LONDON CO CONNECTICUT* Death: 11-28-1827 STONINGTON NEW LONDON CO CONNECTIC...
  • Aaron Bennett (1802 - d.)
    Re: Bennetts of Shelby County, Indiana Selma, some of the Bennetts you refer to are indeed my family. My Bennetts were the children of Jonathan Bennett & Judith Buck of Fairfield, Cumberland County, NJ...
  • Abel Bennett, of Coventry (1742 - 1793)
    Abel BENNETT Birth: 29 JAN 1743 in Coventry, Kent Co., RI Death: 8 FEB 1793 in Warrensburg, Warren Co., NY Married: 21 JUN 1764 in Coventry, Kent Co., RI Nancy STRANAHAN Birth: 1742 in ...
  • Abigail Bennett (1757 - 1844)
    HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF STONINGTON, County of New London, Connecticut, from its first settlement in 1649 to 1900, by Richard Anson Wheeler, New London, CT, 1900, p. 230 Her death listed on the graveston...

About the Bennett surname

Bennett Name Meaning English: from the medieval personal name Benedict (Latin Benedictus meaning ‘blessed’). In the 12th century the Latin form of the name is found in England alongside versions derived from the Old French form Beneit, Benoit, which was common among the Normans. See also Benedict.

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The Bennett surname occurs most frequently in these counties:

  • Greater London (1.494)
  • West Yorkshire (1.228)
  • West Midlands (1.170)
  • Greater Manchester (972)
  • Lancashire (947)
  • Kent (879)
  • Gloucestershire (740)
  • Hereford and Worcester (715)
  • Hampshire (694)
  • East Sussex (617)

United States

The Bennett surname occurs most frequently in these states:

  • California (6,462)
  • Florida (6,034)
  • Texas (5,601)
  • New York (4,765)
  • Georgia (4,352)
  • North Carolina (3,190)
  • Pennsylvania (3,122)
  • Tennessee (2,400)
  • Virginia (2,331)
  • Michigan (2,173)