Beene Family History

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Beene Name Meaning

Variant of English Bean, Dutch Been, or German Bien.

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

Similar surnames: Been, Beere, Beese, Keene, Beane, Heyne, Benne, Beeney, Beebe, Berne

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Beene Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Beene name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Norway


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Beene Family Origin

Where is the Beene family from?

Beene Family Occupations

What did your Beene ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Butcher and Coastguard Comdr Boatman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Beene. The most common Beene occupation in the UK was Butcher. 33% of Beene's were Butchers. A less common occupation for the Beene family was Tobacconist & Newsagent.

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  • Butcher

  • Coastguard Comdr Boatman

  • Tobacconist & Newsagent


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

Beene Historical Records

What Beene family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Beene. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beene 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 472 immigration records available for the last name Beene. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Beene. For the veterans among your Beene ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beene Life Expectancy

What is the average Beene lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Beene life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Beene in 1950 was 53, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beene

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beene 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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