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Betson Name Meaning

English: patronymic or metronymic from the medieval personal name Bett, a short form of Bartholomew, Beatrice, or Elizabeth.

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


Similar surnames: Belson, Benson, Getson, Beatson, Beeson, Merson, Berson, Burson

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Betson Family Origin

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Betson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Butcher

    7%
  • Coal Miner

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Betson. The most common Betson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Betson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Betson family was Coal Miner.

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Betson Historical Records

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Betson Life Expectancy

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