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Beeson Family History

Beeson Surname Meaning

English: variant of Beeston a habitational name from a place called Beeston. The spelling reflects the local pronunciation of the Nottinghamshire placename although this form is now quite widespread in England.

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

Similar surnames: Benson, Beason, Belson, Beson, Beeton, Betson, Beeman, Bendon, Burson

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Where is the Beeson family from?

You can see how Beeson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Beeson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Beeson families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 212 Beeson families living in London. This was about 18% of all the recorded Beeson's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Beeson families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Beeson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Beeson 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 Beeson. 9% of Beeson men worked as a General Labourer and 77% of Beeson women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Beeson were Gas Fitter and Unpaid Household 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
  • Carpenter
  • Builders Labourer
  • Gas Fitter

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Household Duties
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Beeson. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Beeson. For the veterans among your Beeson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Beeson lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Beeson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Beeson in 1943 was 27, and 75 in 2004.

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