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Beekman Family History

Beekman Name Meaning
Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived by a stream or creek, from beek ‘stream’ + -man ‘man’.

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

190,759 Historical Documents with Beekman on Ancestry.com
37,335 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,554 Military Records
2,105 Immigration Records
11,905 Census and Voter Lists
136,860 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Beekman Families

  • Number of Beekman families
     32 - 62
     11 - 31
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Beekman families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Beekman last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Beekman census records

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Beekman Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Beekman families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Beekman Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Beekman families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Beekman

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Beekman Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Beekman census records

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Beekman Civil War Service Records

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