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Bentele Name Meaning

South German: from a short form of the personal name Pantaleon (see Pantaleo ).

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

Similar surnames: Bentle, Bendele, Bentley, Gentile, Bengel, Gentle, Mentel, Bendel

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Where is the Bentele family from?

You can see how Bentele families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bentele family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Bentele families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 5 Bentele families living in New York. This was about 83% of all the recorded Bentele's in USA. New York had the highest population of Bentele families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bentele surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bentele ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Bentele. 34% of Bentele men worked as a Farmer. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Shipping Clerk
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Census Records

There are 290 census records available for the last name Bentele. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bentele census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 199 immigration records available for the last name Bentele. 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 Cards

There are 502 military records available for the last name Bentele. For the veterans among your Bentele ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bentele lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Bentele life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bentele in 1962 was 67, and 89 in 2003.

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