Bentley Family History
Bentley Surname History
This Bentley origins and history page contains the accumulated history of the Bentley family name made up of user-submitted content from other users interested in the Bentley family. Bentley family history has rich origins whose details can be pieced together by Bentley family researchers. The last name Bentley is an old heredity that has spread all across the world over the centuries, and as the name Bentley has migrated, it has evolved making its etymology difficult to piece together.
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The evolution of Bentley begins with the origins of thesurname. Even in the earliest days of a name there have been changes in that name simply because family names were infrequently written down back when few people could write.
It was not uncommon for a last name to change as it enters a new country or language. As these families emigrated between countries and languages, the Bentley name may have changed with them. Bentley ancestors have travelled around different countries all throughout history.
Bentley country of origin
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The nationality of Bentley can be complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Bentley may be in dispute based on whether the name came about organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from a profession, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
Meaning of the last name Bentley
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The meaning of Bentley come may come from a profession, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. A lot of these craft-based last names may be a profession in some other language. This is why it is good to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Bentley originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Commonly these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".
- Samuel Bentley
- Alice Waite-Albro Bentley 1730 - ?
- Samuel Bentley Hill 1857 - ?
- L.L. Bentley
- (Teacher) Cecil Bentley
- John Bentley 1726 - 1778
- Margaret Webster Bentley 1762 - ?
- Mercy Bentley 1741 - 1784
- Ruth Barber Bentley 1705 - 1755
- Amy Dorothy Bentley 1955 - ?
- Ida Mae Bentley 1914 - ?
- Dorothy Mildred Wainwright Bentley-Mirande 1920 - ?
- Amelia Bentley Sanford 1734 - 1800
- Dorothy Mildred Wainwright Bentley 1920 - ?
- Julia Alice Bentley ? - 1864
- Anna Bentley 1756 - 1827
- Susanna Bentley Taylor
- George Bentley 1705 - 1730
- Sylvia Bentley 1751 - 1837
- Anna Bentley 1765 - ?
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Famous people named Bentley
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Bentley
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Bentley. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Bentley spelling variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Bentley were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Bentley. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Bentley surname are important to understanding the history of the name. Names like Bentley vary in their spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and languages over the years.