Betzner Family History

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Betzner Name Meaning

German: from a topographic name, frequent in Rhineland, meaning ‘meadow’, or a Germanized form of Czech pecnár ‘baker’.

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

Similar surnames: Bettner, Metzner, Berner, Fitzner, Bitzer, Metzler, Beisner, Fetzer

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Betzner Family Origin

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Betzner Family Occupations

What did your Betzner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Betzner. A less common occupation for the Betzner family was Butcher. The most common Betzner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Betzner's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Butcher


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

Betzner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Betzner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Betzner 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 226 immigration records available for the last name Betzner. 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 320 military records available for the last name Betzner. For the veterans among your Betzner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Betzner Life Expectancy

What is the average Betzner lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Betzner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Betzner in 1962 was 49, and 69 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Betzner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Betzner 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.

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