Beath Family History

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Beath Name Meaning

Scottish: either a habitational name from Beath in Fife or a reduced form of McBeath, a variant of McBeth.

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

Similar surnames: Bath, Beat, Beth, Beith, Beaton, Reach, Beaty, Heath, Beach, Keath

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Beath Family Origin

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Beath Family Occupations

What did your Beath ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Beath family was Laundress. The most common Beath occupation in the UK was Farmer. 14% of Beath's were Farmers. Farmer, Annuitant and Currier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beath.

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  • Farmer

  • Annuitant

  • Currier

  • Laundress


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

Beath Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Beath. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beath 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 Beath. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Beath. For the veterans among your Beath ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beath Life Expectancy

What is the average Beath lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Beath life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Beath in 1951 was 48, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beath

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beath 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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