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Bettis Name Meaning

English: variant of Betts, or possibly a topographic name meaning ‘(dweller) by the hollows’, from Old English bytt ‘butt’, ‘cask’, used in a transferred sense.

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


Similar surnames: Pettis, Bettes, Gattis, Better, Betts, Bevis, Bettin, Bellis, Betty

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Bettis Family Origin

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Bettis Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    14%
  • Annuitant

    7%
  • Bath Chair Man

    4%
  • Bricklayer

    4%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Annuitant and Bath Chair Man were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bettis. The most common Bettis occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 14% of Bettis's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Bettis family was Bricklayer.

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Bettis Historical Records

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Bettis Life Expectancy

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