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Origin, popularity and meaning of the name BENTSEN


Bentsen : Danish Norwegian and North German: patronymic from the personal name Bengt Ben(d)t short forms of Benedikt (see Benedict). In North America this surname is also an altered form of Danish variant Bendtsen and possibly also of Norwegian and Danish Bengtsen. Compare Bensen 2 Benson 3 and Bentson.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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