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

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Betty Family Origin

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Betty Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Bookkeeper

    2%

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

Source: Census data for Betty | Data not to scale

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Betty Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Betty

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