Beers Family History

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Beers Name Meaning

Irish or English (mainly northern Ireland): unexplained. Dutch: shortened form of van Beers, a habitational name from any of the places called Beers in Friesland, Overijssel, North Brabant, and near Antwerp. German: variant of Baer.

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

Similar surnames: Beets, Beer, Byers, Beery, Berry, Bears, Peers, Beeks, Meers, Boers

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Beers Family Origin

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Beers Family Occupations

What did your Beers ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Genl Labourer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beers. A less common occupation for the Beers family was Brickfield Lbr. The most common Beers occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 10% of Beers's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Genl Labourer

  • Blacksmith

  • Brickfield Lbr


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

Beers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 67,000 census records available for the last name Beers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beers 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Beers. 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 13,000 military records available for the last name Beers. For the veterans among your Beers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beers Life Expectancy

What is the average Beers lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Beers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Beers in 1942 was 37, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beers 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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