Beachley Family History

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Beachley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Beachley in Gloucestershire, recorded in the 12th century as Beteslega ‘woodland clearing of a man called Betti’. Americanized form of German Buechler or Büchle or of the Swiss form Büchli (see Buechel).

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

Similar surnames: Beighley, Beckley, Beagley, Beachy, Beachler, Keighley, Brackley

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Beachley Family Origin

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Beachley Family Occupations

What did your Beachley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Beachley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Beachley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Beachley family was Farming. Farmer, Basket Maker and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beachley.

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  • Farmer

  • Basket Maker

  • Dressmaker

  • Farming


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

Beachley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Beachley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beachley 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 154 immigration records available for the last name Beachley. 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 350 military records available for the last name Beachley. For the veterans among your Beachley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beachley Life Expectancy

What is the average Beachley lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Beachley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Beachley in 1948 was 31, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beachley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beachley 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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