Battershell Family History

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Battershell Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place; the forms Battershall and Battershill are also found.

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

Similar surnames: Potterfield, Bottrell, Tattersall, Butterfield, Wetherell, Catterall

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Battershell Family Origin

Where is the Battershell family from?

Battershell Family Occupations

What did your Battershell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Battershell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Battershell's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Labor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Battershell. A less common occupation for the Battershell family was Merchant.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Labor

  • Merchant


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

Battershell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Battershell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Battershell 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 201 immigration records available for the last name Battershell. 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 471 military records available for the last name Battershell. For the veterans among your Battershell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Battershell Life Expectancy

What is the average Battershell lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Battershell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Battershell in 1962 was 73, and 94 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Battershell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Battershell 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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