Betlach Family History

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Betlach Name Meaning

Czech and German: metonymic occupational name for a weaver or seller of bedsheets, from Middle High German bett(e) ‘bed’ + Middle Dutch, Middle Low German laken ‘piece of woven material’, which transferred into Middle High German as lahhen, lachen (modern German Laken).

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

Similar surnames: Flach, Gerlach, Redlich, Bech, Wetsch, Belch, Beach, Blach, Beinlich

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Betlach Family Origin

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Betlach Family Occupations

What did your Betlach ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Butcher and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Betlach. The most common Betlach occupation in the USA was Butcher. 50% of Betlach's were Butchers.

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  • Butcher

  • Farmer


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

Betlach Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Betlach. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Betlach 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Betlach. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Betlach. For the veterans among your Betlach ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Betlach Life Expectancy

What is the average Betlach lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Betlach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Betlach in 1948 was 43, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Betlach

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Betlach 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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