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Beighley Family History

Beighley Name Meaning
It may be an Americanized form of German Buechler or Büchle or of the Swiss form Büchli (see Buechel). Compare Beachley 2.Alternatively, it could be an altered spelling of Irish Begley.

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

48,689 Historical Documents with Beighley on Ancestry
4,699 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,059 Military Records
74 Immigration Records
3,591 Census and Voter Lists
39,266 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Beighley Families

  • Number of Beighley families
     39 - 75
     14 - 38
     1 - 13
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Beighley families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Beighley last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Beighley Family Origin

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Beighley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Beighley Civil War Service Records

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