Beighley Family History

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Beighley Name Meaning

It may be an Americanized form of German Buechler or Büchle or of the Swiss form Büchli (see Buechel). Compare Beachley 2. Alternatively, it could be an altered spelling of Irish Begley.

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

Similar surnames: Beachley, Beeghly, Beagley, Keighley, Begley, Beichler, Keigley

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Beighley Family Origin

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Beighley Family Occupations

What did your Beighley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Beighley occupation in the UK was Chimney Sweep. 100% of Beighley's were Chimney Sweeps.

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  • Chimney Sweep


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Beighley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Beighley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beighley 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 105 immigration records available for the last name Beighley. 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 Beighley. For the veterans among your Beighley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beighley Life Expectancy

What is the average Beighley lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Beighley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Beighley in 1954 was 52, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beighley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beighley 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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