Betsch Family History

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Betsch Name Meaning

South German (Alemannic): from a short form of the Germanic personal names Bernhard or Berthold.

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

Similar surnames: Bertsch, Besch, Metsch, Berch, Botsch, Mensch, Boesch, Fetsch, Letsch

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Betsch Family Origin

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Betsch Family Occupations

What did your Betsch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Betsch occupation in the USA was Tailor. 17% of Betsch's were Tailors. A less common occupation for the Betsch family was Daily Laborer. Tailor, Blacksmith and Boot & Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Betsch.

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  • Tailor

  • Blacksmith

  • Boot & Shoe Maker

  • Daily Laborer


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

Betsch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Betsch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Betsch 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 762 immigration records available for the last name Betsch. 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 756 military records available for the last name Betsch. For the veterans among your Betsch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Betsch Life Expectancy

What is the average Betsch lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Betsch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Betsch in 1961 was 33, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Betsch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Betsch 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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