Bettencourt Family History
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Bettencourt Name Meaning
French: habitational name from any of various places so called, with minor variations in spelling, of which the main one is in Somme. They are named with a Germanic personal name Betto (an assimilated form of Berto (see Bert) + Old French court ‘farm(yard)’). The name is now very frequent in Portugal, where it first occurred in the 15th century (see Betancourt).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press