First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Bettison

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Alt. Meaning

B is for bounce, your ability to renew.

E is for enamoured, forever will your children be with you

T is for thoughtful, the caring you.

T is for tried, tried and true you.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

S is for share, your talents, time, and possessions with others

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

N is for normal, step outside of the box!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Bettison

Sir Norman Bettison is a retired police officer acpo. Norman was given the name Norman George Bettison on January 3rd, 1956 in Rotherham.


She was most active from 2012 to present.


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Popularity of Bettison as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bettison U.S.
  White 66.44% 64.26%
  African American 28.86% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.36% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bettison

People with the last name Bettison are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Bettison

  • How Popular is the name Bettison? As a last name Bettison was the 116,829th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Bettison first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Bettison is Tuesday, December 3rd, 1929.
  • How unique is the name Bettison? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Bettison. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Bettison: Your name in reverse order is Nositteb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iotbsetn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bettison? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 149 people with the last name Bettison.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bettison? Bettison is one of the most unique last names recorded.

What Bettisons Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Bettison born Dec 26, 1957

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Yugoslavia approximately on 1250. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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