Bentzen Family History

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Bentzen Name Meaning

Norwegian, Danish, and North German: variant spelling of Bentsen.

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


Similar surnames: Bentsen, Jentzen, Bentson, Arntzen, Jantzen, Mentzel, Bentz, Wentzel

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Bentzen Family Origin

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Bentzen Family Occupations

What did your Bentzen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Gardner and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bentzen. The most common Bentzen occupation in the USA was Gardner. 50% of Bentzen's were Gardners. A less common occupation for the Bentzen family was Miller.

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  • Gardner

    50%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Miller

    25%

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

Bentzen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bentzen Life Expectancy

What is the average Bentzen lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Bentzen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Bentzen in 1954 was 69, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bentzen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bentzen 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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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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