Bengtson Family History

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Bengtson Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swedish Bengtsson, a patronymic from the personal name Bengt, Swedish form of Benedict.

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


Similar surnames: Bengtsson, Benson, Benenson, Betson, Denison, Enerson, Bengston

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Bengtson Family Origin

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Bengtson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    68%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Tailor

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Bengtson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 68% of Bengtson's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bengtson. A less common occupation for the Bengtson family was Tailor.

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Bengtson Historical Records

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Bengtson Life Expectancy

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