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Batley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Batley in West Yorkshire, named with the Old English personal name Bata (see Batt 2) + Old English leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Barley, Bagley, Bailey, Badley, Betley, Bartley, Ratley, Hatley

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Batley Family Origin

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Batley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Batley family was Blacksmith. The most common Batley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Batley's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Batley.

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Batley Historical Records

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Batley Life Expectancy

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