When Nils Nilsson Bengtsson was born on 16 March 1906, in Södervidinge, Harjager, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Bengt Nilsson, was 26 and his mother, Bengta Akesson, was 27. He died on 24 April 1976, in Norrvidinge, Skåne, Sweden, at the age of 70.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Nils, Erik, Gunnel, Kerstin, Lars, Per, Sven. German Hans, Ulrika.
Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Bengt, Swedish form of Benedict . Compare Bankston , Benson , and Bentson .