Batterson Family History

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Batterson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Batten or Batty, pet forms of Batt 1 and 2.

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

Similar surnames: Patterson, Catterson, Matteson, Waterson, Watterson, Mattinson

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Batterson Family Origin

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Batterson Family Occupations

What did your Batterson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Batterson family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Batterson. The most common Batterson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Batterson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Batterson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Batterson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Batterson 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 976 immigration records available for the last name Batterson. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Batterson. For the veterans among your Batterson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Batterson Life Expectancy

What is the average Batterson lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Batterson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Batterson in 1945 was 35, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Batterson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Batterson 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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