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Bengtsson bengts for short
Meaning"son of Bengt"

Bengtsson is Swedish surname originating in a patronymic, meaning "son of Bengt", Bengt meaning "Blessed".[1] The name is sometimes written Bengtson (a form frequently adopted by migrants to the United States). Other forms occur, such as Bengtzon, Bankson, Bankston, Benson or Benktsson.

Bengtsson is the 15th most common surname in Sweden.

Notable people with the surname include:

Similar spellings
Bengtsson as a middle name


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