Bewick Family History

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Bewick Name Meaning

Northern English: habitational name from places in Northumberland and East Yorkshire named Bewick, from Old English beo ‘bee’ + wic ‘outlying farm’, hence an outlying station for the production of honey.

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

Similar surnames: Beswick, Fenwick, Cowick, Howick, Barwick, Bulick, Berwick, Beck

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Bewick Family Origin

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Bewick Family Occupations

What did your Bewick ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Bewick. 35% of Bewick men worked as a General Labourer and 76% of Bewick women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bewick were Sheet Metal Worker and Unpaid Domestic Dutie

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Insurance Agent
  • Sheet Metal Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Incapacitated
  • Unpaid Domestic Dutie

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

Bewick Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Bewick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bewick 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 Bewick. 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 919 military records available for the last name Bewick. For the veterans among your Bewick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bewick Life Expectancy

What is the average Bewick lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bewick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Bewick in 1962 was 41, and 76 in 2004.

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