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Beachy Name Meaning

Swiss German: probably an Americanized spelling of Büchi (see Bueche), a pet form of Burkhardt; this is a common PA German name (see Peachey). Probably also an altered spelling of the English topographic surname Beechey, from Old English bece ‘beech tree’ + (ge)hæg ‘enclosure’.

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

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Beachy Family Origin

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Beachy Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Agency

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Agency were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beachy. The most common Beachy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Beachy's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Beachy family was Blacksmith.

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Beachy Life Expectancy

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