Billeter Family History

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Billeter Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from Bilten (formerly Biliton) in the canton of Glarus. occupational name for a military quartermaster from French billet, here ‘certificate or voucher’ (held by soldiers to be given lodgings), a loan word dating back to the Thirty Years War.

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


Similar surnames: Billet, Ballester, Billiter, Bieler, Billotte, Boller, Biller

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Billeter Family Origin

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Billeter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    65%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Housekeeper

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Housekeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Billeter. A less common occupation for the Billeter family was Laborer. The most common Billeter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 65% of Billeter's were Farmers.

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Billeter Historical Records

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Billeter Life Expectancy

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