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Bentley Surname History
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- Bentley last name meaning & etymology
- Bentley spelling & pronunciation
Bentley Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Bentley can be complicated to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Bentley may be in dispute as result of whether the name came about naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of family names that come from a craft, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).
Bentley Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Bentley come may come from a craft, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these profession-based family names may be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is essential to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many western names like Bentley originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "Favored of God".
Bentley Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Bentley were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Bentley. Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Bentley surname are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Names like Bentley change in how they're written as they travel across villages, family lines, and languages over generations.
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Bentley Family Tree
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- (Teacher) Cecil Bentley
- Ida Mae Bentley 1914 - ?
- Dorothy Mildred Wainwright Bentley 1920 - ?
- Amy Dorothy Bentley 1955 - ?
- Dorothy Mildred Wainwright Bentley-Mirande 1920 - ?
- L.L. Bentley
- Amelia Bentley Sanford 1734 - 1800
- Sylvia Bentley 1751 - 1837
- Samuel Bentley
- Julia Alice Bentley ? - 1864