Beals Family History

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Beals Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Beal.

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

Similar surnames: Beales, Neals, Beale, Beall, Seals, Bears, Veals, Beams, Beans, Beal

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Beals Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Beals name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Beals. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • France


  • Norway


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Beals Family Origin

Where is the Beals family from?

Beals Family Occupations

What did your Beals ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Beals family was Labourer. The most common Beals occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 20% of Beals's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Engin Labourer and Gardner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beals.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Engin Labourer

  • Gardner

  • Labourer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Beals ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Beals Historical Records

What Beals family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 43,000 census records available for the last name Beals. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beals 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Beals. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Beals. For the veterans among your Beals ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beals Life Expectancy

What is the average Beals lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Beals life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Beals in 1941 was 45, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beals

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beals 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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