Bearup Family History

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Bearup Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: unexplained. Possibly also Scandinavian, an Americanized form of a name ending in -rup, a common element of Danish and southern Swedish habitational names, from Old Scandinavian þorp ‘outlying farmstead’, ‘hamlet’.

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

Similar surnames: Bear, Borup, Beard, Bean, Hearn, Beaber, Brue, Pearl, Earp, Leap

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Bearup Family Origin

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Bearup Family Occupations

What did your Bearup ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bearup occupation in the UK was Coachman Dom. 33% of Bearup's were Coachman Doms. A less common occupation for the Bearup family was Waterman. Coachman Dom and Ry Station Master were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bearup.

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  • Coachman Dom

  • Ry Station Master

  • Waterman


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

Bearup Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bearup. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bearup 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 318 immigration records available for the last name Bearup. 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 430 military records available for the last name Bearup. For the veterans among your Bearup ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bearup Life Expectancy

What is the average Bearup lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2003, in the United States, Bearup life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Bearup in 1957 was 32, and 43 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bearup

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bearup 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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