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Bentham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in North Yorkshire and Gloucestershire, named Bentham, from Old English beonet ‘bent grass’ + ham ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘enclosure hemmed in by water’.

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


Similar surnames: Benham, Feltham, Denham, Beetham, Derham, Benthall, Braham, Burcham

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Bentham Family Origin

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Bentham Family Occupations

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  • At Home

    11%
  • Butcher

    11%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Drayman

    11%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bentham family was Drayman. The most common Bentham occupation in the USA was At Home. 11% of Bentham's were At Homes. At Home, Butcher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bentham.

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Bentham Historical Records

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Bentham Life Expectancy

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