Beatty Family History

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Beatty Name Meaning

from the personal name Beatie, a pet form of Bartholomew. reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Bhiadhtaigh ‘son of the victualer’, from biadhtach ‘victualer’.

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

Similar surnames: Betty, Getty, Beaton, Keady, Batt, Betti, Batty, Patty, Betts, Berta

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Beatty Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Beatty name?

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


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Beatty Family Origin

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Beatty Family Occupations

What did your Beatty ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Beatty family was General Laborer. Annuitant, Labourer and Charwoman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beatty. The most common Beatty occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 4% of Beatty's were Annuitants.

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  • Annuitant

  • Labourer

  • Charwoman

  • General Laborer


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

Beatty Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 142,000 census records available for the last name Beatty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beatty 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 22,000 immigration records available for the last name Beatty. 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 32,000 military records available for the last name Beatty. For the veterans among your Beatty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beatty Life Expectancy

What is the average Beatty lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Beatty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Beatty in 1940 was 54, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beatty 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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