Bateson Family History

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Bateson Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: patronymic from Bate (see Bartholomew).

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

Similar surnames: Batson, Matteson, Watson, Bason, Waterson, Bates, Jameson, Barson

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Bateson Family Origin

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Bateson Family Occupations

What did your Bateson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bateson family was Laborer. The most common Bateson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Bateson's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bateson.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bateson ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bateson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 44,000 census records available for the last name Bateson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bateson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Bateson. 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 Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Bateson. For the veterans among your Bateson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bateson Life Expectancy

What is the average Bateson lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Bateson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Bateson in 1956 was 53, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bateson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bateson ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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