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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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  • Engineer

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Lunch House

    33%

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In 1880, 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. Engineer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bettencourt.

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Bettencourt Life Expectancy

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