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Begeman Name Meaning

German (Begemann): habitational name for someone from a settlement on the Bega river, in the Lippe area.

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


Similar surnames: Hegeman, Beeman, Bregman, Beilman, Baseman, Bellman, Hegemann

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Begeman Family Origin

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Begeman Family Occupations

What did your Begeman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Begeman. A less common occupation for the Begeman family was Carpenter. The most common Begeman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Begeman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Cabinet Maker

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Begeman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Begeman Life Expectancy

What is the average Begeman lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Begeman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Begeman in 1957 was 31, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Begeman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Begeman 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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