Batley Family History

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Batley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Batley in West Yorkshire, named with the Old English personal name Bata (see Batt 2) + Old English leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

Similar surnames: Barley, Bagley, Bailey, Badley, Betley, Bartley, Ratley, Hatley

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Batley Family Origin

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Batley Family Occupations

What did your Batley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Batley family was Weaver. The most common Batley occupation in Canada was Farmer. 57% of Batley's were Farmers. Farmer, Cultivateur and Cultivateur'S Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Batley.

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  • Farmer

  • Cultivateur

  • Cultivateur'S Son

  • Weaver


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

Batley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 35,000 census records available for the last name Batley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Batley 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Batley. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Batley. For the veterans among your Batley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Batley Life Expectancy

What is the average Batley lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Batley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Batley in 1946 was 33, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Batley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Batley 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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