Bengal Family History & Genealogy
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Bengal Surname History
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Bengal Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Bengal may be very difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Bengal may be in dispute as result of whether the name came about organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of last names that are based on a professional trade, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).
Bengal Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Bengal come may come from a trade, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these craft-based family names may be a profession in some other language. This is why it is essential to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many names like Bengal originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, etc. Commonly these surnames are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".
Bengal Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Bengal were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Bengal. Surnames like Bengal change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across tribes, family branches, and countries across time. Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Bengal surname are important to understanding the history of the name.
Last names similar to BengalBen-gal, Bengala, Bengale, Bengaleen, Bengali, Bengali kaba, Bengall, Bengalli, Bengallom, Bengally, Bengalow, Bengalstrom, Bengaly, Bengaman, Bengamen, Bengamin, Bengamina, Bengamini, Ben Gamliel, Ben Gamliel II
Bengal Family Tree
Here are a few of the Bengal biographies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Bengals
- Antoinette Bengal 1912 - 2001
- Steve Bengal 1895 - 1964
- Mary H Bengal 1934 - 1990
- Richard Bengal 1890 - 1974
- Rose Bengal 1899 - 1997
- Dena Bengal 1911 - 1990
- Marion Bengal 1919 - 1987
- Anna Bengal 1895 - 1991
- Morris Bengal 1903 - 1973
- Carl Bengal 1905 - 1955