Beat Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Bate or Beath. English and Scottish: from a short form of the female personal name Beton (see Beaton 2).

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

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Beat Family Origin

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Beat Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Machine Agt

    8%
  • Making Hoops

    8%

In 1880, the most common Beat occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Beat's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Beat family was Making Hoops. Farmer, Farming and Machine Agt were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beat.

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Beat Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Beat life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Beat in 1962 was 77, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beat

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