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Betteridge Name Meaning

English: from the Old English personal name Beaduric, composed of the elements beadu ‘battle’ + ric ‘power’.

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


Similar surnames: Etheridge, Guttridge, Everidge, Leftridge, Gutridge, Burridge

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Where is the Betteridge family from?

You can see how Betteridge families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Betteridge family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Betteridge families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1880 there were 15 Betteridge families living in Ohio. This was about 43% of all the recorded Betteridge's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Betteridge families in 1880.
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What did your Betteridge ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Betteridge. 39% of Betteridge men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Betteridge women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Betteridge were Machine Operator and Secretary. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    39%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Truck Driver
    17%
  • Machine Operator
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    50%
  • Secretary
    50%
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Census Records

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Betteridge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Betteridge census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Betteridge. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Betteridge. For the veterans among your Betteridge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Betteridge lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Betteridge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Betteridge in 1953 was 46, and 92 in 2004.

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