Bento Family History

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Bento Name Meaning

Portuguese: from the personal name, Portuguese form of Benedict.

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

Similar surnames: Vento, Beno, Benko, Benyo, Benito, Berto, Beato, Mento, Benak, Penso

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Bento Family Origin

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Bento Family Occupations

What did your Bento ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Spinner were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bento. 40% of Bento men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Bento women worked as a Spinner. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bento were Plasterer and Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • New Worker
  • Plasterer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Spinner
  • Maid
  • Farmer
  • Operator

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

Bento Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bento. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bento 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bento. 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 965 military records available for the last name Bento. For the veterans among your Bento ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bento Life Expectancy

What is the average Bento lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Bento life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Bento in 1956 was 55, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bento 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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