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Battle Name Meaning

English and Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from a place named as having been the site of a battle, from Old French bataille ‘battle’. In some cases, this may be Battle in Sussex, site of the Battle of Hastings, but this name was taken to Scotland by a family from Umfreville, France, in the early 13th century.

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


Similar surnames: Buttler, Botte, Astle, Brattle, Bantle, Batley, Bartley, Batt, Castle

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Battle Family Origin

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Battle Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Farm Laborer

    14%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Battle family was Farming. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Battle. The most common Battle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Battle's were Farmers.

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Battle Historical Records

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Battle Life Expectancy

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Famous Battle Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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