Bente

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Contraction of Benedikte. The feminine equivalent of Bent.

Proper noun[edit]

Bente

  1. A female given name.

References[edit]

  • [1] Danskernes Navne, based on CPR data: 33 327 females with the given name Bente have been registered in Denmark between about 1890 (=the population alive in 1967) and January 2005, with the frequency peak in the 1950s. Accessed on April 19th, 2011.

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Danish Bente, from Benedikte.

Proper noun[edit]

Bente

  1. A female given name.

References[edit]

  • Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, ISBN 82-521-4483-7
  • [2] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 16 587 females with the given name Bente living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 1950s. Accessed on April 18th, 2011.