Bater Family History

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Bater Name Meaning

English (Devon): occupational name from Old French bateor ‘one who beats’, possibly denoting a textile or metal worker.

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

Similar surnames: Baker, Bauer, Bader, Cater, Baxter, Hayer, Barter, Ater, Bator, Luter

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Bater Family Origin

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Bater Family Occupations

What did your Bater ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bater family was Farmer. Agricultural Labourer, Ag Labourer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bater. The most common Bater occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Bater's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Ag Labourer

  • Bricklayer

  • Farmer


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

Bater Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Bater. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bater 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Bater. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Bater. For the veterans among your Bater ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bater Life Expectancy

What is the average Bater lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Bater life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Bater in 1951 was 46, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bater

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bater 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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