Befort Family History

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Befort Name Meaning

French: assimilated form of Belfort, a habitational name from any of various places so named, from Old French bel ‘beautiful’ + fort ‘fort’, ‘fortified castle’.

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

Similar surnames: Beaufort, Lefort, Fort, Byford, Bedford, Benoit, Belford, Telford

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Befort Family Origin

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Befort Family Occupations

What did your Befort ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Domestic Service was the top reported job for people in the UK named Befort.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Domestic Service

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

Befort Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Befort. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Befort 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 183 immigration records available for the last name Befort. 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 477 military records available for the last name Befort. For the veterans among your Befort ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Befort Life Expectancy

What is the average Befort lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Befort life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Befort in 1961 was 28, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Befort

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Befort 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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