Bedi Family History

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Bedi Name Meaning

Indian (Panjab): Hindu (Khatri) and Sikh name, based on the name of a clan in the Khatri community. The name is derived from Sanskrit vedi ‘one who knows the Vedas’. Guru Nanak (1469–1539), the founder of the Sikh religion, was from the Bedi clan. It is said that the founder of the clan studied the Vedas in Banaras and came to be known as Vedi or Bedi.

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

Similar surnames: Peri, Beck, Bodi, Bai, Rudi, Bodin, Bean, Bern, Best, Belt

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Bedi Family Origin

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Bedi Family Occupations

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

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Bedi Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 330 census records available for the last name Bedi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bedi 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 446 immigration records available for the last name Bedi. 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 105 military records available for the last name Bedi. For the veterans among your Bedi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bedi Life Expectancy

What is the average Bedi lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Bedi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Bedi in 1957 was 54, and 81 in 2004.

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