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Bettis Name Meaning

English: variant of Betts, or possibly a topographic name meaning ‘(dweller) by the hollows’, from Old English bytt ‘butt’, ‘cask’, used in a transferred sense.

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


Similar surnames: Pettis, Bettes, Gattis, Better, Betts, Bevis, Bettin, Bellis, Betty

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Bettis Family Origin

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Bettis Family Occupations

What did your Bettis ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bettis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Bettis's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bettis family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bettis.

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    3%

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Bettis Historical Records

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Bettis Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Bettis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Bettis in 1944 was 22, and 74 in 2004.

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