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Bartelme Surname Meaning

German: from the genitive form Bartholomaei of the Latin personal name Bartholomaeus (see Bartholomew ). This surname is very rare in Germany. In part it is a Gottscheerish (i.e. Gottschee German) surname originating from the Kočevsko region in Lower Carniola Slovenia (see Kocevar ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Bartle, Bartel, Barthelmes, Bartee, Bartolome, Bartol, Bartek, Bortle

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Where is the Bartelme family from?

You can see how Bartelme families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bartelme family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Bartelme families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 11 Bartelme families living in Wisconsin. This was about 85% of all the recorded Bartelme's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Bartelme families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bartelme surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bartelme ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bartelme. 20% of Bartelme men worked as a Salesman and 72% of Bartelme women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bartelme were Farmer and Saleslady. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    20%
  • Clerk
    16%
  • Electrician
    12%
  • Farmer
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    72%
  • Saleslady
    29%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bartelme. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bartelme census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 246 immigration records available for the last name Bartelme. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 309 military records available for the last name Bartelme. For the veterans among your Bartelme ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bartelme lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Bartelme life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Bartelme in 1957 was 68, and 82 in 2004.

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