Battenfield Family History

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Battenfield Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Battenfeld, a habitational name from a place so named in Hesse (near Frankenberg). Batten may be the genitive of a Germanic personal name meaning ‘battle’.

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


Similar surnames: Bottenfield, Butterfield, Waterfield, Frankenfield, Edenfield

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Battenfield Family Origin

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Battenfield Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Cooper

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

In 1880, the most common Battenfield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Battenfield's were Farmers. Farmer, Cooper and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Battenfield. A less common occupation for the Battenfield family was Laborer.

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Battenfield Life Expectancy

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