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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Bente

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  • A user from Canada says the name Bente is of Danish origin and means "The blessed one".
  • A user from Spain says the name Bente is of Danish origin and means "The blessed one".

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Notable Persons Named Bente

Bente Skari is a skier. Bente was born on September 10th, 1972 in Nittedal, Akershus, Norway.


Bente Nordby is a soccer player for the SK Sprint-Jeløy, Athene Moss, Carolina Courage, San Diego Spirit, Kolbotn Fotball, Asker Fotball, Djurgårdens IF Fotboll (women), Olympique Lyonnais (Ladies), and Norway women's national football team. Bente was born on July 23rd, 1974 in Gjøvik, Norway.


Bente was born in 1958.


Bente was born on June 21st, 1934.


Bente was born in 1946.


Bente Thorsen is a politician. Bente was born on October 31st, 1958 in Karmøy.


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Popularity of Bente as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bente U.S.
  White 90.23% 64.26%
  African American 2.59% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.44% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.60% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bente

People with the last name Bente are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Bente

  • How Popular is the name Bente? Bente is the 73,749th most popular name of all time. As a last name Bente was the 58,337th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Bente have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10 babies born with the first name Bente in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Bente? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1961 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Bente first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Bente is Sunday, November 29th, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Bente born? The highest recorded use of the first name Bente was in 1961 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Bente: Your name in reverse order is Etneb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eentb. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bente? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 348 people with the last name Bente.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bente? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Bente as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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