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

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Betz family was Carpenter. The most common Betz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Betz's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Betz.

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Betz Historical Records

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Betz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Betz

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