Bartlett Family History

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Bartlett Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Bartlet, a pet form of Bartholomew.

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

Similar surnames: Barlett, Barrett, Bartle, Catlett, Bartoletti, Baskett, Parlett

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Bartlett Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bartlett name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Bartlett. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • France


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Bartlett Family Origin

Where is the Bartlett family from?

Bartlett Family Occupations

What did your Bartlett ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bartlett occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Bartlett's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bartlett. A less common occupation for the Bartlett family was Carpenter.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Carpenter


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

Bartlett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 544,000 census records available for the last name Bartlett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bartlett 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 94,000 immigration records available for the last name Bartlett. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 77,000 military records available for the last name Bartlett. For the veterans among your Bartlett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bartlett Life Expectancy

What is the average Bartlett lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Bartlett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bartlett in 1941 was 48, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bartlett 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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