Beesley Family History

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Beesley Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Beasley.

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

Similar surnames: Beezley, Besley, Beazley, Beedle, Beese, Byerley, Peasley, Keeley

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Beesley Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Beesley name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Beesley. 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


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Beesley Family Origin

Where is the Beesley family from?

Beesley Family Occupations

What did your Beesley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Beesley family was Labourer. The most common Beesley occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Beesley's were Farmers. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beesley.

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  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Blacksmith

  • Labourer


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

Beesley Historical Records

What Beesley family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 50,000 census records available for the last name Beesley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beesley 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Beesley. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Beesley. For the veterans among your Beesley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beesley Life Expectancy

What is the average Beesley lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Beesley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Beesley in 1953 was 42, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beesley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beesley 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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