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Bethea Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Possibly an Anglicized variant of Welsh Bethel.

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


Similar surnames: Bethel, Betzen, Bethell, Pethel, Blethen, Betten, Ethen, Beyea, Betke

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Bethea Family Origin

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Bethea Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Works On Farm

    10%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bethea family was Works On Farm. The most common Bethea occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Bethea's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bethea.

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Bethea Life Expectancy

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