Betterley Family History

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Betterley Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Betteley, from a place called Betley, of which there is one in Staffordshire and another in Sussex, the former being named from an Old English female personal name Bette + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Betley, Bentley, Butterly, Beeley, Brierley, Bottomley, Everley

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Betterley Family Origin

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Betterley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Marble Cutter

    11%
  • Truckman

    11%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Betterley family was Truckman. Farmer, Carpenter and Marble Cutter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Betterley. The most common Betterley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Betterley's were Farmers.

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Betterley Life Expectancy

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