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Bethune Family History

Bethune Name Meaning
French (Béthune) and Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Béthune in Pas-de-Calais, Picardy, France, recorded in the 8th century in the Latin form Bitunia, probably an adjective (with villa understood) derived from the oblique form of a Germanic personal name Betto, a hypocoristic formation. Compare Bettencourt, Beaton.

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

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Name Distribution of Bethune Families

  • Number of Bethune families
     28 - 54
     10 - 27
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bethune families
     11 - 19
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Bethune families
     49 - 96
     17 - 48
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Bethune Family Origin

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Bethune Immigration Information

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Bethune Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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