Beasley Family History

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Beasley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Lancashire named Beesley, perhaps from Old English beos ‘bent grass’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Heasley, Bentley, Barley, Kearsley, Badley, Bradley, Hensley, Heatley

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Beasley Family Origin

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Beasley Family Occupations

What did your Beasley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Beasley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Beasley's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beasley. A less common occupation for the Beasley family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Beasley Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Beasley ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Beasley Life Expectancy

What is the average Beasley lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, Beasley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Beasley in 1941 was 64, and 71 in 2004.

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