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Ledbetter Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a worker in lead, Middle English ledbetere, from Old English lead ‘lead’ + the agent noun from beatan ‘to beat’.

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


Similar surnames: Leeper, Better, Bester, Herberger, Leadbetter, Letbetter, Tretter

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Ledbetter Family Origin

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Ledbetter Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Carter

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Coffee House Keeper

    5%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Carter and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ledbetter. The most common Ledbetter occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Ledbetter's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Ledbetter family was Coffee House Keeper.

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Ledbetter Historical Records

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Ledbetter Life Expectancy

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