Batey Family History

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Batey Name Meaning

English (mainly Northumberland): from a pet form of Bartholomew.

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

Similar surnames: Bate, Patey, Batty, Baney, Bates, Baty, Battey, Rabey, Bakey, Batley

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Batey Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Batey name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Batey. 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


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


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Batey Family Origin

Where is the Batey family from?

Batey Family Occupations

What did your Batey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Batey family was Blacksmith. Coal Miner, Farmer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Batey. The most common Batey occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 9% of Batey's were Coal Miners.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Blacksmith


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

Batey Historical Records

What Batey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Batey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Batey 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Batey. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Batey. For the veterans among your Batey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Batey Life Expectancy

What is the average Batey lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Batey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Batey in 1950 was 22, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Batey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Batey 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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