Bentson Family History

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Bentson Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: variant of Bentsen.

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

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Bentson Family Origin

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Bentson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    73%
  • Axe Grinder

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bentson family was Farming. The most common Bentson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 73% of Bentson's were Farmers. Farmer, Axe Grinder and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bentson.

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Bentson Historical Records

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Bentson Life Expectancy

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