Origins Available: German, Swiss
Early Origins of the Benshem family
Switzerland, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.
Early History of the Benshem family
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Benshem Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Beinhheim, Beinheim, Beinhheime, Beinhheimme, Beinhheimon, Beinhheims, Beynem, Benshem, Blenhiem and many more.
Early Notables of the Benshem family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Benshem family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: M. Beinheim, who settled in New York, NY in 1847; Francis Blenheim, who arrived in America in 1741; Saml. Blenheim, who came to Ontario in 1871; Henry Blenman, who settled in Detroit in 1850.
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