Bathgate Family History

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Bathgate Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in West Lothian, recorded c.1160 as Batchet, and probably derived from Brittonic baeddgoed ‘boar wood’.

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

Similar surnames: Southgate, Tatham, Tungate, Basham, Bachar, Latham, Rathbone

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Bathgate Family Origin

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Bathgate Family Occupations

What did your Bathgate ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bathgate occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Bathgate's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Agent were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bathgate. A less common occupation for the Bathgate family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Agent

  • Blacksmith


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

Bathgate Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Bathgate. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bathgate 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bathgate. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bathgate. For the veterans among your Bathgate ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bathgate Life Expectancy

What is the average Bathgate lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Bathgate life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Bathgate in 1961 was 58, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bathgate

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bathgate 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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