Beasley Family History

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Beasley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Lancashire named Beesley, perhaps from Old English beos ‘bent grass’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

Similar surnames: Heasley, Bentley, Barley, Kearsley, Badley, Bradley, Hensley, Heatley

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Beasley Family Origin

Where is the Beasley family from?

Beasley Family Occupations

What did your Beasley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Beasley family was Gardener. The most common Beasley occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Beasley's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beasley.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • Gardener


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

Beasley Historical Records

What Beasley family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 195,000 census records available for the last name Beasley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beasley 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Beasley. 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 38,000 military records available for the last name Beasley. For the veterans among your Beasley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beasley Life Expectancy

What is the average Beasley lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Beasley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Beasley in 1941 was 64, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beasley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beasley 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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