Bents History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Bents family

The surname Bents was first found in Basel, where the name Bentz came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired estates in new regions which, combined with their great contributions to society, served to elevate their social status.

Important Dates for the Bents family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bents research. Another 122 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1732 and 1766 are included under the topic Early Bents History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Bents Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Bentz, Bents, Bentsz, Bentze, Bentzes, Benttz, Bantz, Baentz, Bants, Baents, Bantsz, Baentsz, Bantze, Baentze, Bantzes, Baentzes, Banttz and many more.

Early Notables of the Bents family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Bents Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Bents migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bents Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Hans leery Bents, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1728 [1]
Bents Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Ira Bents, who arrived in America in 1848 [1]

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
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