Bentrup Family History

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Bentrup Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place named Bentrup, in the Lippe district.

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

Similar surnames: Westrup, Hattrup, Westrum, Benthin, Benton, Bentley, Bente, Bidstrup

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Bentrup Family Origin

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Bentrup Family Occupations

What did your Bentrup ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bentrup family was Teamster. The most common Bentrup occupation in the USA was Stove Mounter. 33% of Bentrup's were Stove Mounters. Stove Mounter, Forman Lumb. Yard and Second Hand Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bentrup.

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  • Stove Mounter

  • Forman Lumb. Yard

  • Second Hand Store

  • Teamster


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

Bentrup Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bentrup. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bentrup 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 Bentrup. 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 Bentrup. For the veterans among your Bentrup ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bentrup Life Expectancy

What is the average Bentrup lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Bentrup life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Bentrup in 1955 was 71, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bentrup

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bentrup 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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