Bethany Family History

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Bethany Name Meaning

English: possibly a topographic name from an Old English plant name, betonice ‘betony’. The form of the name has been altered by folk association with the New Testament place name.

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


Similar surnames: Anthony, Beetham, Betley, Bethmann, Bethune, Behan, Berland, Bentham

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Bethany Family Origin

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Bethany Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Farm Hand

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bethany family was Farm Hand. The most common Bethany occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Bethany's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bethany.

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Bethany Life Expectancy

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