Bevill Family History

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Bevill Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin) and French: habitational name from Beuville (Calvados) or Bouville (Seine-Inférieure) in France.

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

Similar surnames: Bovell, Neville, Deville, Revill, Havill, Bell, Reville, Bevis, Brill

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Bevill Family Origin

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Bevill Family Occupations

What did your Bevill ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Architect & District Surveyor, Formerly Schoolmistress and General Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bevill. A less common occupation for the Bevill family was Ironore Miner. The most common Bevill occupation in the UK was Architect & District Surveyor. 13% of Bevill's were Architect & District Surveyors.

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  • Architect & District Surveyor

  • Formerly Schoolmistress

  • General Dealer

  • Ironore Miner


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

Bevill Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Bevill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bevill 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 289 immigration records available for the last name Bevill. 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 Bevill. For the veterans among your Bevill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bevill Life Expectancy

What is the average Bevill lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bevill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Bevill in 1944 was 39, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bevill

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bevill 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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