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Betley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places, in Staffordshire and Sussex, named Betley, from an Old English female personal name Bette + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Bentley, Beeley, Batley, Bexley, Tetley, Berley, Hatley, Boxley

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Betley Family Origin

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Betley Family Occupations

What did your Betley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Betley family was Boiler Maker. The most common Betley occupation in the UK was Agl. Labourer. 4% of Betley's were Agl. Labourers. Agl. Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Analytical Chemist & Science Lecturer (...) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Betley.

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  • Agl. Labourer

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Analytical Chemist & Science Lecturer (...)

    4%
  • Boiler Maker

    4%

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Betley Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Betley ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Betley Life Expectancy

What is the average Betley lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, Betley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Betley in 1955 was 37, and 77 in 2004.

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