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Bensen Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places in northern Germany named Bensen. Altered form of Bengtsson, Bendtsen and the like, patronymics from Bengt, Bendt, Scandinavian forms of Benedict.

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

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Bensen Family Origin

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Bensen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Grocer

    3%

In 1880, the most common Bensen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Bensen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bensen family was Grocer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bensen.

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Bensen Historical Records

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Bensen Life Expectancy

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