Betty Family History

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Betty Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of the personal name Bett (see Betts).

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

Similar surnames: Betts, Beatty, Getty, Betti, Batty, Bert, Bett, Belt, Ditty, Petty

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Betty Family Origin

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Betty Family Occupations

What did your Betty ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Carpenter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Betty. 2% of Betty men worked as a Carpenter and 42% of Betty women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Betty were Bank Clerk and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Carpenter
  • Farmer
  • French Polisher
  • Bank Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Incapacitated
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Betty Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Betty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Betty 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Betty. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Betty. For the veterans among your Betty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Betty Life Expectancy

What is the average Betty lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Betty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Betty in 1948 was 51, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Betty

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Betty 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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