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Batson Family History

Batson Name Meaning

English: variant of Bateson .

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


Similar surnames: Batton, Beatson, Bason, Watson, Matson, Bateson, Barson, Babson

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Where is the Batson family from?

You can see how Batson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Batson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Batson families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 11 Batson families living in South Carolina. This was about 14% of all the recorded Batson's in USA. South Carolina had the highest population of Batson families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Batson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Batson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Batson. 21% of Batson men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Batson women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Batson were Farming and Maid. .

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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

  • Farmer
    21%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Farming
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    8%
  • Housewife
    7%
  • Teacher
    6%
  • Maid
    6%
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Census Records

There are 52,000 census records available for the last name Batson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Batson 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Batson. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Batson. For the veterans among your Batson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Batson lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Batson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Batson in 1945 was 30, and 74 in 2004.

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