Bente Family History

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Bente Name Meaning

North German: habitational name from a place called Benthe, near Hannover (see Bendt).

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


Similar surnames: Benge, Benter, Beste, Mente, Benne, Belt, Senne, Bentle, Bence, Bene

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Bente Family Origin

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Bente Family Occupations

What did your Bente ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bente occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Bente's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Bartender were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bente. A less common occupation for the Bente family was Painter.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Bartender

    6%
  • Painter

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bente ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bente Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bente. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bente census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bente. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bente. For the veterans among your Bente ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bente Life Expectancy

What is the average Bente lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Bente life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Bente in 1951 was 50, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bente

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bente ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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