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Beasley Family History

Beasley Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a place in Lancashire named Beesley, perhaps from Old English beos ‘bent grass’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

1,380,398 Historical Documents with Beasley on Ancestry.com
285,665 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
37,778 Military Records
8,675 Immigration Records
183,391 Census and Voter Lists
864,889 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Beasley Families

  • Number of Beasley families
     196 - 389
     66 - 195
     1 - 65
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Beasley families
     283 - 563
     95 - 282
     1 - 94
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Beasley families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Beasley Family Origin

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Beasley Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Beasley

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Beasley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Beasley census records

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Beasley Civil War Service Records

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