Bengtsson Family History

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Bengtsson Name Meaning

Scandinavian (mostly Swedish): patronymic from the personal name Bengt, Swedish form of Benedict.

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


Similar surnames: Bengtson, Benson, Engelson, Bergerson, Betson, Benenson, Helgerson

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Bengtsson Family Origin

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Bengtsson Family Occupations

What did your Bengtsson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bengtsson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Bengtsson's were Farmers. Farmer and Prisoner-Clerk In Store were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bengtsson.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Prisoner-Clerk In Store

    50%

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Bengtsson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bengtsson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bengtsson 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bengtsson. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bengtsson. For the veterans among your Bengtsson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bengtsson Life Expectancy

What is the average Bengtsson lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2003, in the United States, Bengtsson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Bengtsson in 1966 was 75, and 83 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bengtsson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bengtsson 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.

Famous Bengtsson Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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