Beeman Family History

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Beeman Name Meaning

English: variant of Beaumont. English: occupational name for a beekeeper, from Middle English be ‘bee’ + man ‘man’. Americanized spelling of German Biemann, which is probably a reduced form of Bineman or Bileman, habitational names from Bien near Lingen and Biela or Bielau.

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


Similar surnames: Berman, Beman, Feeman, Kelman, Seeman, German, Bean, Belman, Beerman

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Beeman Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Beeman name?

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

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  • England & Wales

    55%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    16%

  • Germanic Europe

    9%

  • Norway

    3%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    3%

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Beeman Family Origin

Where is the Beeman family from?

Beeman Family Occupations

What did your Beeman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Hop Merchant and Cashier Leather Manuf (Clerk) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beeman. A less common occupation for the Beeman family was Clergyman. The most common Beeman occupation in the UK was Labourer. 27% of Beeman's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

    27%
  • Hop Merchant

    13%
  • Cashier Leather Manuf (Clerk)

    7%
  • Clergyman

    7%

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

Beeman Historical Records

What Beeman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Beeman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beeman 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 Beeman. 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 Beeman. For the veterans among your Beeman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beeman Life Expectancy

What is the average Beeman lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Beeman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Beeman in 1947 was 51, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beeman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beeman 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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