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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

What did your Battle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, 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. A less common occupation for the Battle family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Farm Laborer

    14%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Battle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Battle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Battle 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Battle. 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 Battle. For the veterans among your Battle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Battle Life Expectancy

What is the average Battle lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Battle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1949. The average life expectancy for Battle in 1944 was 29, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Battle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Battle 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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