Beets Family History

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Beets Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from a short form of a Germanic personal name beginning with the element berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’. Dutch: habitational name from a village in Friesland called Beets. English: outside East Anglia, possibly a respelling of Scottish Beats, a variant of Beat. In East Anglia, however, where the name is concentrated, it is of Dutch origin (see 1, 2), as evidenced by the census of 1881. Probably a respelling of German Beetz.

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


Similar surnames: Beers, Peets, Betts, Beetz, Belt, Hees, Roets, Boers, Leeds, Kees

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Beets Family Origin

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Beets Family Occupations

What did your Beets ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Carpenter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Beets. 10% of Beets men worked as a Carpenter and 47% of Beets women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Beets were Asst Fishmonger and Dressmaker At Home

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Carpenter
    10%
  • Gardener
    10%
  • Aero Engine Component Iss
    5%
  • Asst Fishmonger
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    47%
  • Domestic Help
    7%
  • Domestic Servant
    4%
  • Dressmaker At Home
    4%

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

Beets Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Beets. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beets 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 543 immigration records available for the last name Beets. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Beets. For the veterans among your Beets ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beets Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Beets life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Beets in 1951 was 39, and 68 in 2004.

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