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

What did your Billeter ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    65%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Housekeeper

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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Billeter Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Billeter Life Expectancy

What is the average Billeter lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Billeter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Billeter in 1958 was 36, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Billeter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Billeter 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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