Bett Family History

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Bett Name Meaning

English and Scottish (Fife and Angus): variant of Betts.

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

Similar surnames: Beat, Butt, Pett, Betty, Kett, Bert, Nett, Brett, Bott, Betit

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Bett Family Origin

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Bett Family Occupations

What did your Bett ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bett. The most common Bett occupation in the UK was Farmer. 11% of Bett's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bett family was Labourer.

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  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • Labourer


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

Bett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Bett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bett 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bett. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Bett. For the veterans among your Bett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bett Life Expectancy

What is the average Bett lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Bett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bett in 1951 was 46, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bett 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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