Bestwick Family History

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Bestwick Name Meaning

English: variant of Beswick.

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

Similar surnames: Beswick, Bostwick, Bostick, Berwick, Benedick, Jestice, Sedwick

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Bestwick Family Origin

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Bestwick Family Occupations

What did your Bestwick ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Lace Maker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Bestwick. 2% of Bestwick men worked as a Lace Maker and 53% of Bestwick women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bestwick were Builders Labourer and Household Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Lace Maker
  • Colliery Hewer
  • Lace Manufacturer
  • Builders Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Domestic Duties Unpaid
  • Household Duties

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

Bestwick Historical Records

What Bestwick family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Bestwick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bestwick 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bestwick. 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 Bestwick. For the veterans among your Bestwick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bestwick Life Expectancy

What is the average Bestwick lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Bestwick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Bestwick in 1943 was 56, and 39 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bestwick

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bestwick 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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