Betz Family History

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Betz Name Meaning

South German: from a pet form of the personal names Berthold or Bernhard. Compare Betsch.

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

Similar surnames: Petz, Benz, Butz, Beth, Metz, Letz, Retz, Bern, Wetz, Beltz

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Betz Family Origin

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Betz Family Occupations

What did your Betz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Betz. 12% of Betz men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Betz women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Betz were Clerk and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Teacher

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

Betz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 47,000 census records available for the last name Betz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Betz 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Betz. 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 19,000 military records available for the last name Betz. For the veterans among your Betz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Betz Life Expectancy

What is the average Betz lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Betz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Betz in 1943 was 68, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Betz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Betz 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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