Beth Family History

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Beth Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced form of McBeth. North German: from a short form of the Germanic personal name Berthold or from a short form, Bete, of the female personal name Elisabeth (see Elizabeth). Jewish: ornamental name from Hebrew bet ‘house’.

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


Similar surnames: Bath, Neth, Peth, Bein, Beath, Berto, Heth, Beck, Betz, Seth

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Beth Family Origin

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Beth Family Occupations

What did your Beth ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Beth occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 20% of Beth's were Annuitants. A less common occupation for the Beth family was Gold & Silver Embosser & Chaser. Annuitant, Carpenter and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beth.

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  • Annuitant

    20%
  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Cigar Maker

    20%
  • Gold & Silver Embosser & Chaser

    20%

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

Beth Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Beth Life Expectancy

What is the average Beth lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Beth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Beth in 1945 was 27, and 87 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beth 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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