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Batra Family History

Batra Name Meaning

Indian (Panjab): Hindu (Arora) and Sikh name of unknown meaning, based on the name of a clan in the Arora community.

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

Similar surnames: Batta, Kalra, Kara, Tara, Borra, Mitra, Barra, Bara, Baba, Baar

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Where is the Batra family from?

You can see how Batra families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Batra family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Batra families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Batra family living in Alabama. This was 100% of all the recorded Batra's in the USA. Alabama had the highest population of Batra families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Batra surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Batra ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Helper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Batra. 50% of Batra men worked as a Laborer.

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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

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Helper
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Census Records

There are 368 census records available for the last name Batra. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Batra 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 301 immigration records available for the last name Batra. 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 151 military records available for the last name Batra. For the veterans among your Batra ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Batra lifespan?

Between 1973 and 2003, in the United States, Batra life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Batra in 1973 was 29, and 77 in 2003.

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