Bethel Family History

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Bethel Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ab Ithel ‘son of Ithael’, a personal name meaning ‘bountiful lord’. Compare Idle.

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


Similar surnames: Bethea, Beisel, Metzel, Netzel, Bethke, Betley, Betker, Bethell

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Bethel Family Origin

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Bethel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, the most common Bethel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Bethel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bethel family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bethel.

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Bethel Historical Records

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Bethel Life Expectancy

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