Bence Name Meaning

English: from a medieval personal name, Bence, Benz, derived from Old German Benzo. Possibly also an Americanized spelling of German Bentz or Benz. French: from Benzi, an Italian form of the Germanic personal name Bandizo. Hungarian (also found in Slovenia): from a short form of the old ecclesiastical name Bencenc, from Latin Vincentius. See also Vince. From the 16th century onward, Bence was confused with Bencse, a pet form of Benedek (see Benedict), and various derivatives of the personal name Benjámin (see Benjamin).

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


Similar surnames: Bene, Bunce, Benke, Lence, Beck, Bench, Mente, Hence, Senne, Jenke

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Bence Family Origin

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Bence Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bence family was Laborer. The most common Bence occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Bence's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bence.

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Between 1955 and 2004, Bence life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Bence in 1955 was 50, and 82 in 2004.

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