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Benter Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from Benthe near Hannover. topographic name for someone living by an enclosed portion of an area of common land (see Bunde 2).

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


Similar surnames: Bester, Bente, Belter, Benfer, Nester, Bender, Beaber, Tester, Senter

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Benter Family Origin

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Benter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Army Officer

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Britania Worker

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Army Officer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Benter. The most common Benter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Benter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Benter family was Britania Worker.

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Benter Historical Records

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Benter Life Expectancy

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