Bentrup Family History

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Bentrup Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place named Bentrup, in the Lippe district.

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


Similar surnames: Westrup, Hattrup, Westrum, Benthin, Benton, Bentley, Bente, Bidstrup

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Bentrup Family Origin

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Bentrup Family Occupations

What did your Bentrup ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Beautician were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bentrup. 7% of Bentrup men worked as a Salesman and 10% of Bentrup women worked as a Beautician. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bentrup were Foreman and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    7%
  • Farmer
    5%
  • Laborer
    5%
  • Foreman
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Beautician
    10%
  • Clerical
    10%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Housework
    10%

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

Bentrup Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bentrup. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bentrup 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 165 immigration records available for the last name Bentrup. 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 444 military records available for the last name Bentrup. For the veterans among your Bentrup ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bentrup Life Expectancy

What is the average Bentrup lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Bentrup life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Bentrup in 1955 was 71, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bentrup

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