Be Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: He, Ge, Re, Ye, Oe, Ke, Le, Te, De, Ji

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Be Family Origin

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Be Family Occupations

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  • Miner

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Be occupation in the USA was Miner. 100% of Be's were Miners.

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Be Historical Records

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Be Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1973 and 2004, Be life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Be in 1973 was 80, and 101 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Be

Famous Be Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)

Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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