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Beato Name Meaning

Spanish, Portuguese, and southern Italian: from the personal name Beato, an omen name from Latin beatus ‘blessed’, ‘happy’, ‘prosperous’, bestowed on a child in the hope of bringing him good fortune.

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


Similar surnames: Berto, Beaton, Bento, Bello, Sesto, Vento, Leto, Cato, Best, Benito

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Where is the Beato family from?

You can see how Beato families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Beato family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Beato families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 3 Beato families living in New York. This was about 75% of all the recorded Beato's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Beato families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Beato surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Beato ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, New Worker and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Beato. 34% of Beato men worked as a New Worker.

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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

  • New Worker
    34%
  • Brush Maker
    20%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Proprietor
    14%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    100%
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Census Records

There are 901 census records available for the last name Beato. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beato 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 986 immigration records available for the last name Beato. 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 263 military records available for the last name Beato. For the veterans among your Beato ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Beato lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Beato life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Beato in 1964 was 78, and 91 in 2004.

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