Bente Family History

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Bente Name Meaning

North German: habitational name from a place called Benthe, near Hannover (see Bendt).

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

Similar surnames: Benge, Benter, Beste, Mente, Benne, Belt, Senne, Bentle, Bence, Bene

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Bente Family Origin

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Bente Family Occupations

What did your Bente ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bus Driver and Domestic Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Bente. 12% of Bente men worked as a Bus Driver and 28% of Bente women worked as a Domestic Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bente were Government Messenger and Old Age Pensioner

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bus Driver
  • G W R Goods Guard Retired
  • Gas Fitter
  • Government Messenger

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Domestic Servant
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Duties
  • Old Age Pensioner

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Bente Historical Records

What Bente family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bente. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bente 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 817 immigration records available for the last name Bente. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 711 military records available for the last name Bente. For the veterans among your Bente ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bente Life Expectancy

What is the average Bente lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Bente life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Bente in 1951 was 50, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bente

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bente 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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