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Beethoven Family History

Beethoven Name Meaning

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

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204 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
859 Military Records
15 Immigration Records
187 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Beethoven Families

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    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Beethoven census records

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Beethoven Family Origin

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Average Life Expectancy for Beethoven

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Beethoven Family Occupations

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Military Service by Beethoven

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