Batton Family History

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Batton Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of Batt 1 or 2. French: variant of Baston.

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

Similar surnames: Batten, Battin, Hatton, Bathon, Patton, Baston, Matton, Catton

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Batton Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Batton name?

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


  • Sweden


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Batton Family Origin

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Batton Family Occupations

What did your Batton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agriculter Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Batton. A less common occupation for the Batton family was Artificial Florist. The most common Batton occupation in the UK was Agriculter Labourer. 4% of Batton's were Agriculter Labourers.

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  • Agriculter Labourer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • Artificial Florist


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

Batton Historical Records

What Batton family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Batton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Batton 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 Batton. 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 Batton. For the veterans among your Batton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Batton Life Expectancy

What is the average Batton lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Batton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Batton in 1952 was 53, and 58 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Batton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Batton 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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