Betler Family History

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Betler Name Meaning

descriptive name for a beggar, Middle High German bëtelære, or a very poor person. habitational name; in northwestern Germany for someone from Bethel in Westphalia; in Austria from Bettlern in Bohemia (earlier Bettler; the Czech name of the place is Žebrák, from žebrák ‘beggar’), which was probably originally a settlement for homeless or dispossessed people.

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

Similar surnames: Beller, Bitler, Beeler, Beaber, Netzer, Beutler, Behler, Beiler

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Betler Family Origin

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Betler Family Occupations

What did your Betler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Cooper, Dairyman and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Betler. A less common occupation for the Betler family was Grocer. The most common Betler occupation in the USA was Cooper. 20% of Betler's were Coopers.

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  • Cooper

  • Dairyman

  • Farmer

  • Grocer


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

Betler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Betler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Betler 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 236 immigration records available for the last name Betler. 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 252 military records available for the last name Betler. For the veterans among your Betler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Betler Life Expectancy

What is the average Betler lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Betler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Betler in 1959 was 58, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Betler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Betler 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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