Betty Family History

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Betty Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of the personal name Bett (see Betts).

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


Similar surnames: Betts, Beatty, Getty, Betti, Batty, Bert, Bett, Belt, Ditty, Petty

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Betty Family Origin

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Betty Family Occupations

What did your Betty ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Betty occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Betty's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Betty. A less common occupation for the Betty family was Bookkeeper.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Bookkeeper

    2%

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

Betty Historical Records

What Betty family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Betty Life Expectancy

What is the average Betty lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Betty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Betty in 1948 was 51, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Betty

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Betty 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.

Famous Betty Family

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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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