Beams Name Meaning

Irish and English: variant of Beamish.

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

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Beams Family Origin

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Beams Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    59%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, the most common Beams occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Beams's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Beams family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beams.

Source: Census data for Beams | Data not to scale

Beams Historical Records

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Beams Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Beams life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Beams in 1956 was 58, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beams

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