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Bata Name Meaning

Turkish and Arabic: perhaps from Arabic ba?t?ta ‘duck’. Hungarian: from the old secular personal name Bata. Czech and Slovak (Bat’a or Bát’a): from bat’a ‘brother’, ‘mate’, also used as a colloquial nickname for a blockhead.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Bara, Basa, Baba, Baca, Tata, Barta, Baka, Batt, Fata, Bala

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Where is the Bata family from?

You can see how Bata families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bata family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bata families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Bata families living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Bata's in USA. New York had the highest population of Bata families in 1840.
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What did your Bata ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bata. 40% of Bata men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Bata women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bata were New Worker and Housekeeper. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Farming
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
  • Laborer
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bata. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bata census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 961 immigration records available for the last name Bata. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bata. For the veterans among your Bata ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bata lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Bata life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Bata in 1963 was 73, and 78 in 2004.

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