Beat Family History

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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

Similar surnames: Bear, Bean, Beath, Belt, Bert, Best, Beal, Seat, Bolt, Bay

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Beat Family Origin

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Beat Family Occupations

What did your Beat ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Machine Agt

  • Making Hoops


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Beat Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Beat. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beat 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Beat. 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 19,000 military records available for the last name Beat. For the veterans among your Beat ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beat Life Expectancy

What is the average Beat lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beat ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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