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Bartlett Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English and Old French personal name Bertelot Bartelot (with the Old French double diminutive suffix -elot) a pet form of Bartholomew .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Barlett, Barrett, Bartle, Catlett, Bartoletti, Baskett, Parlett

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Where is the Bartlett family from?

You can see how Bartlett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bartlett family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bartlett families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 335 Bartlett families living in Massachusetts. This was about 25% of all the recorded Bartlett's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Bartlett families in 1840.
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What did your Bartlett ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bartlett. 14% of Bartlett men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Bartlett women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bartlett were Truck Driver and Stenographer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 94,000 immigration records available for the last name Bartlett. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 77,000 military records available for the last name Bartlett. For the veterans among your Bartlett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bartlett lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Bartlett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bartlett in 1941 was 48, and 74 in 2004.

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