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Bortle Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of Dutch Bortell. Alternatively, from German Bartel, pet forms of the personal name Bart(h)olomaeus (see Bartholomew).

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


Similar surnames: Bartle, Bentle, Cordle, Bartee, Bolte, Bustle, Bole, Burkle, Bartley

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Bortle Family Origin

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Bortle Family Occupations

What did your Bortle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bortle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Bortle's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Day Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bortle. A less common occupation for the Bortle family was Grocer.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Day Laborer

    5%
  • Grocer

    5%

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

Bortle Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bortle Life Expectancy

What is the average Bortle lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Bortle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Bortle in 1957 was 59, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bortle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bortle 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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