Beach Family History

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Beach Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a stream, Middle English beche, Old English bece, a byform of bæce. Compare Bach 3. English: topographic name for someone who lived by a beech tree or beech wood, from Middle English beche ‘beech tree’ (Old English bece). Perhaps also an Americanized form of German Bisch.

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


Similar surnames: Bach, Bench, Leach, Brach, Beachy, Reach, Peach, Leath, Belch, Besch

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Beach Family Origin

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Beach Family Occupations

What did your Beach ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Beach occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Beach's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beach. A less common occupation for the Beach family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Beach ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Beach Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Beach. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beach census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Beach. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Beach. For the veterans among your Beach ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beach Life Expectancy

What is the average Beach lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Beach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Beach in 1944 was 45, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beach

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beach ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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