Battey Family History

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Battey Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Batty. Americanized spelling of German Bethe, from a short form of the personal names Elisabeth, Bertold, or Bertram.

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

Similar surnames: Batte, Mattey, Batley, Batty, Hatten, Batey, Barley, Bartley, Batten

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Battey Family Origin

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Battey Family Occupations

What did your Battey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Battey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Battey's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Battey. A less common occupation for the Battey family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming

  • Laborer


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

Battey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Battey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Battey 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Battey. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Battey. For the veterans among your Battey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Battey Life Expectancy

What is the average Battey lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Battey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Battey in 1954 was 64, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Battey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Battey 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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