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Beattie Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant of Beatty Scottish: variant of Beatty

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


Similar surnames: Beatie, Brattin, Pettie, Eastin, Bettin, Bettis, Batie, Mattie

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Where is the Beattie family from?

You can see how Beattie families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Beattie family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Beattie families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1840 there were 9 Beattie families living in New York. This was about 24% of all the recorded Beattie's in USA. New York had the highest population of Beattie families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Beattie surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Beattie ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Beattie. 12% of Beattie men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Beattie women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Beattie were Clerk and Secretary. .

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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 1940

  • Farmer
    12%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    10%
  • Stenographer
    9%
  • Teacher
    7%
  • Secretary
    7%
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Census Records

There are 167,000 census records available for the last name Beattie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beattie census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 34,000 immigration records available for the last name Beattie. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 20,000 military records available for the last name Beattie. For the veterans among your Beattie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Beattie lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Beattie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Beattie in 1945 was 21, and 73 in 2004.

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