Betsill Family History

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Betsill Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of South German Betzel, from a pet form of the personal name Betz.

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

Similar surnames: Beisel, Edsall, Bill, Neill, Bethel, Sill, Wessell, Bedsole, Bensing

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Betsill Family Origin

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Betsill Family Occupations

What did your Betsill ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Mechanic-Retired were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Betsill. The most common Betsill occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Betsill's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Betsill family was No Occupation.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Mechanic-Retired

  • No Occupation


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

Betsill Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Betsill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Betsill 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 49 immigration records available for the last name Betsill. 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 217 military records available for the last name Betsill. For the veterans among your Betsill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Betsill Life Expectancy

What is the average Betsill lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Betsill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Betsill in 1945 was 26, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Betsill

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Betsill 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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