Beirne Family History

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Beirne Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Byrne. (In Ireland O’Beirne is found in Connacht, O’Byrne in Leinster.)

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

Similar surnames: Berne, Hearne, Keirn, Birney, Birns, Beine, Beane, Borne, O'beirne

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Beirne Family Origin

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Beirne Family Occupations

What did your Beirne ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Brewer & Tallow Chandler and Egg Merchant (Provn Dealer) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beirne. A less common occupation for the Beirne family was Gardeners Labourer. The most common Beirne occupation in the UK was Labourer. 23% of Beirne's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

  • Brewer & Tallow Chandler

  • Egg Merchant (Provn Dealer)

  • Gardeners Labourer


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

Beirne Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Beirne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beirne census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Beirne

Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Beirne. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Beirne. For the veterans among your Beirne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beirne Life Expectancy

What is the average Beirne lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Beirne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Beirne in 1944 was 32, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beirne

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beirne 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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