Betke Family History

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Betke Name Meaning

variant spelling of Bethke. variant spelling of Böttge, from a pet form of the personal name Bodo (see Bode).

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

Similar surnames: Berke, Benke, Bethke, Bence, Remke, Berko, Lenke, Jenke, Henke, Benko

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Betke Family Origin

Where is the Betke family from?

Betke Family Occupations

What did your Betke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Cigar Maker and Cigar Man. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Betke. A less common occupation for the Betke family was Engineer E. Rr. The most common Betke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Betke's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Cigar Maker

  • Cigar Man.

  • Engineer E. Rr


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

Betke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Betke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Betke 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 465 immigration records available for the last name Betke. 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 847 military records available for the last name Betke. For the veterans among your Betke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Betke Life Expectancy

What is the average Betke lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Betke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Betke in 1944 was 24, and 94 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Betke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Betke 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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