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Origins of the Bents surname

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About the Bentses

We have a total number of 168 records for people with the last name Bents.

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Where do most Bentses live?

In 1921, most Bentses lived in South West.

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Interesting facts about Bentses

How common is your surname?

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We have 136 records for the Bents surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Bentses most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Bents first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Bentses

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Bentses in 1921
House Duties


Attending School


Black Smith




Coal Miners Wife


Common Male occupations for Bentses in 1921
Agricultural Labourer




Shoe Maker


Skilled Occupations In Manufacture Of Electrical Machinery And Accessories


Apprentice Butcher


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