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Betson Name Meaning

English: patronymic or metronymic from the medieval personal name Bett, a short form of Bartholomew, Beatrice, or Elizabeth.

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


Similar surnames: Belson, Benson, Getson, Beatson, Beeson, Merson, Berson, Burson

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Betson Family Origin

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Betson Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Dressmaker

    6%
  • File Grinder

    6%
  • Blue Winder Cotton

    3%

In 1881, the most common Betson occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 6% of Betson's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Betson family was Blue Winder Cotton. Coal Miner, Dressmaker and File Grinder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Betson.

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Betson Historical Records

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Betson Life Expectancy

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