Bever Family History

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Bever Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: nickname from bever ‘beaver’, possibly referring to a hard worker, or from some other fancied resemblance to the animal. English: variant spelling of Beaver.

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

Similar surnames: Beaver, Beever, Beer, Biever, Bieber, Baver, Beger, Beber, Reder

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Bever Family Origin

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Bever Family Occupations

What did your Bever ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bever family was House Property. Char Woman, Coal Miner and Commission Merchts (Clerk) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bever. The most common Bever occupation in the UK was Char Woman. 13% of Bever's were Char Womans.

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  • Char Woman

  • Coal Miner

  • Commission Merchts (Clerk)

  • House Property


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

Bever Historical Records

What Bever family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Bever. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bever 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 Bever. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Bever. For the veterans among your Bever ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bever Life Expectancy

What is the average Bever lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Bever life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bever in 1943 was 37, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bever

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bever 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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