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Where is the Bent family from?
You can see how Bent families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bent family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bent families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 52 Bent families living in Massachusetts. This was about 42% of all the recorded Bent's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Bent families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bent surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bent. 15% of Bent men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Bent women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bent were Truck Driver and Waitress. .