Bent Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of land on which grew bent grass, rushes, or reeds (Middle English bent).

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

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Bent Family Origin

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Bent Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bent family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bent. The most common Bent occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Bent's were Farmers.

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Bent Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Bent life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bent in 1945 was 25, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bent

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