De Beer Family History

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De Beer Name Meaning

Dutch and Jewish (from the Netherlands): nickname for someone thought to resemble a bear or a boar, from Dutch beer ‘bear’, ‘boar’ + the definite article de.

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


Similar surnames: De Heer, De Boer, De Weerd, De Buhr, Debaere, De Berg, Degeer

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De Beer Family Origin

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De Beer Family Occupations

What did your De Beer ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Boarding House and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named De Beer. 7% of De Beer men worked as a Boarding House and 23% of De Beer women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named De Beer were Foreign Exchange Broker and Boarding House Kee

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Boarding House
    7%
  • Dealer In Fire Cub
    7%
  • Electric Lamp Factor
    7%
  • Foreign Exchange Broker
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    23%
  • Private Means
    12%
  • Bank Clerk (lloy
    6%
  • Boarding House Kee
    6%

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

De Beer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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De Beer Life Expectancy

What is the average De Beer lifespan?

Between 1982 and 2002, in the United States, De Beer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for De Beer in 1982 was 70, and 94 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for De Beer

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