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Beamsley Family History

Beamsley Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Beasley, Hemsley, Heasley, Beachley, Bramley, Beardsley, Balsley

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Where is the Beamsley family from?

You can see how Beamsley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Beamsley family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Beamsley families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1920 there were 4 Beamsley families living in Wisconsin. This was about 57% of all the recorded Beamsley's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Beamsley families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Beamsley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Beamsley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Beamsley. 100% of Beamsley men worked as a Farmer. .

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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
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Beamsley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beamsley 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 74 immigration records available for the last name Beamsley. 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 77 military records available for the last name Beamsley. For the veterans among your Beamsley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Beamsley lifespan?

Between 1972 and 2003, in the United States, Beamsley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Beamsley in 1972 was 77, and 82 in 2003.

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