Battenfield Family History

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Battenfield Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Battenfeld, a habitational name from a place so named in Hesse (near Frankenberg). Batten may be the genitive of a Germanic personal name meaning ‘battle’.

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

Similar surnames: Bottenfield, Butterfield, Waterfield, Frankenfield, Edenfield

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Battenfield Family Origin

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Battenfield Family Occupations

What did your Battenfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cooper and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Battenfield. A less common occupation for the Battenfield family was Laborer. The most common Battenfield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Battenfield's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Cooper

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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Battenfield Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Battenfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Battenfield 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 197 immigration records available for the last name Battenfield. 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 572 military records available for the last name Battenfield. For the veterans among your Battenfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Battenfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Battenfield lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Battenfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Battenfield in 1961 was 33, and 86 in 2004.

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