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Ledbetter Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a worker in lead, Middle English ledbetere, from Old English lead ‘lead’ + the agent noun from beatan ‘to beat’.

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

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Ledbetter Family Origin

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Ledbetter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ledbetter. The most common Ledbetter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Ledbetter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ledbetter family was Keeping House.

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Ledbetter Historical Records

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Ledbetter Life Expectancy

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