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Beddow Surname Meaning

Welsh: from the personal name Bedo a pet form of Mareddud (see Meredith ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Bernot, Bardon, Beddoe, Berkow, Bardo, Nedrow, Meadow, Bendon, Budde

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Where is the Beddow family from?

You can see how Beddow families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Beddow family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Beddow families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 346 Beddow families living in Staffordshire. This was about 35% of all the recorded Beddow's in United Kingdom. Staffordshire had the highest population of Beddow families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Beddow surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Beddow ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Beddow. 18% of Beddow men worked as a General Labourer and 75% of Beddow women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Beddow were Bricklayer and Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    18%
  • Builders Labourer
    9%
  • Colliery Hewer
    8%
  • Bricklayer
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    75%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut
    2%
  • Domestic Duties
    2%
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Census Records

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Beddow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beddow census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Beddow. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Beddow. For the veterans among your Beddow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Beddow lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Beddow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Beddow in 1949 was 57, and 83 in 2004.

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