Betzen Family History

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Betzen Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Possibly an altered spelling of Betzin, a habitational name of a place so named in Brandenburg, Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Butzen, Botten, Betten, Katzen, Bettin, Detzel, Bergen, Bitzer

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Betzen Family Origin

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Betzen Family Occupations

What did your Betzen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Betzen. 25% of Betzen men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Betzen women worked as a Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Betzen were Barber and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Salesman
    19%
  • Farm Laborer
    13%
  • Barber
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Servant
    25%
  • Home Economics Teacher
    13%
  • Housewife
    13%
  • Maid
    13%

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

Betzen Historical Records

What Betzen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 808 census records available for the last name Betzen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Betzen 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 111 immigration records available for the last name Betzen. 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 47 military records available for the last name Betzen. For the veterans among your Betzen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Betzen Life Expectancy

What is the average Betzen lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Betzen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Betzen in 1963 was 71, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Betzen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Betzen 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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