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 Family Origin

Where is the Beesley family from?

Beesley Family Occupations

What did your Beesley ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Beesley. 2% of Beesley men worked as a General Labourer and 53% of Beesley women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Beesley were Carpenter and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Incapacitated
  • Unpaid Domestic Duti
  • Housewife

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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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