Bateman Family History

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Bateman Name Meaning

English and Scottish: occupational name meaning ‘servant of Bate’ (see Bate).

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

Similar surnames: Batman, Otteman, Waterman, Patman, Badman, Bateson, Boatman, Wakeman

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Bateman Family Origin

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Bateman Family Occupations

What did your Bateman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bateman family was Farmer Son. The most common Bateman occupation in Canada was Farmer. 49% of Bateman's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bateman.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Blacksmith

  • Farmer Son


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bateman ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bateman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 247,000 census records available for the last name Bateman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bateman 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 23,000 immigration records available for the last name Bateman. 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 Card

There are 27,000 military records available for the last name Bateman. For the veterans among your Bateman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bateman Life Expectancy

What is the average Bateman lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bateman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Bateman in 1944 was 34, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bateman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bateman 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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