Beg Name Meaning

Turkish and Bosnian: from Turkish beg ‘bey’, a title of respect. Compare Baig. Slovenian: nickname from beg ‘escape’, ‘getaway’, probably denoting a refugee.

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


Similar surnames: Bey, Bee, Bel, Bek, Beck, Ben, Ing, Begg, Ban, Len

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Beg Family Origin

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Beg Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Beg occupation in the UK was Butcher. 100% of Beg's were Butchers.

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Beg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Beg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beg 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Beg. 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 Beg. For the veterans among your Beg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beg Life Expectancy

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Between 1977 and 2004, in the United States, Beg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Beg in 1977 was 68, and 74 in 2004.

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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