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 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Beasley. 22% of Beasley men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Beasley women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Beasley were Salesman and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Truck Driver
    4%
  • Salesman
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Cook
    6%
  • Housewife
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Beasley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 195,000 census records available for the last name Beasley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beasley 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Beasley. 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 38,000 military records available for the last name Beasley. For the veterans among your Beasley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beasley Life Expectancy

What is the average Beasley lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, 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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