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Betancourt Family History

Betancourt Name Meaning
Spanish (Canary Islands) and Portuguese: from Béthencourt (see Bettencourt), the name (with many variants) of the first conqueror of the Canary Islands (1417), a knight of Norman-French origin. This name is also common and widespread in Latin America.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Name Distribution of Betancourt Families

  • Number of Betancourt families
     30 - 58
     11 - 29
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Betancourt Family Origin

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Betancourt Immigration Information

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Betancourt Family Occupations

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