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Bettencourt Name Meaning

French: habitational name from any of various places so called, with minor variations in spelling, of which the main one is in Somme. They are named with a Germanic personal name Betto (an assimilated form of Berto (see Bert) + Old French court ‘farm(yard)’). The name is now very frequent in Portugal, where it first occurred in the 15th century (see Betancourt).

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

Similar surnames: Buttermore, Betancourt, Nethercott, Rancourt, Bettendorf, Betterton

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Bettencourt Family Origin

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Bettencourt Family Occupations

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In 1880, Engineer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bettencourt. The most common Bettencourt occupation in the USA was Engineer. 33% of Bettencourt's were Engineers. A less common occupation for the Bettencourt family was Lunch House.

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  • Engineer

  • Laborer

  • Lunch House


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Bettencourt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bettencourt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bettencourt 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 Bettencourt. 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 Bettencourt. For the veterans among your Bettencourt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bettencourt Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Bettencourt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bettencourt in 1949 was 34, and 73 in 2004.

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