Bettendorf Family History

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Bettendorf Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places called Bettendorf, for example on the Rhine, near Luxembourg, and in Alsace.

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


Similar surnames: Hattendorf, Beckendorf, Westendorf, Wellendorf, Bettinger, Wittenborn

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Bettendorf Family Origin

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Bettendorf Family Occupations

What did your Bettendorf ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Brewer and Dry Goods were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bettendorf. A less common occupation for the Bettendorf family was Farmer And Merchant. The most common Bettendorf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Bettendorf's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Brewer

    9%
  • Dry Goods

    9%
  • Farmer And Merchant

    9%

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Bettendorf Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bettendorf Life Expectancy

What is the average Bettendorf lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Bettendorf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Bettendorf in 1950 was 45, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bettendorf

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bettendorf 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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