Betzler Family History

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Betzler Name Meaning

from Middle High German betzeler ‘young knight’ (from Old French bachelier, Italian baccalare, which gave rise to baccalaureus). possibly a variant of the old German surname Becceler, itself a variant of Böckeler (see Boeckel).

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

Similar surnames: Metzler, Betler, Beller, Setzler, Fetzer, Betzer, Hetzer, Bechler

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Betzler Family Origin

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Betzler Family Occupations

What did your Betzler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Betzler family was Box Maker. The most common Betzler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Betzler's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Betzler.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Box Maker


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Betzler Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Betzler Life Expectancy

What is the average Betzler lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Betzler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Betzler in 1953 was 71, and 83 in 2004.

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