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Bettner Name Meaning

German: possibly an altered, unrounded form of Böttner, a variant of Büttner ‘cooper’, hence an occupational name.

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


Similar surnames: Buettner, Better, Kettner, Benner, Metteer, Betzner, Lattner, Butner

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Bettner Family Origin

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Bettner Family Occupations

What did your Bettner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bettner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Bettner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bettner family was Brewer. Farmer, Agent and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bettner.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Agent

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Brewer

    6%

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Bettner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bettner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bettner 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bettner. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bettner. For the veterans among your Bettner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bettner Life Expectancy

What is the average Bettner lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Bettner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Bettner in 1962 was 83, and 80 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bettner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bettner 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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