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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

What did your Betson ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Butcher

    7%
  • Coal Miner

    7%

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

Betson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Betson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Betson 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Betson. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Betson. For the veterans among your Betson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Betson Life Expectancy

What is the average Betson lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Betson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Betson in 1944 was 33, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Betson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Betson 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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