Beauchamp Family History

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Beauchamp Name Meaning

English (or Norman origin) and French: habitational name from any of several places in France, for example in Manche and Somme, that are named with Old French beu, bel ‘fair’, ‘lovely’ + champ(s) ‘field’, ‘plain’. In English the surname is generally pronounced Beecham.

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


Similar surnames: Braham, Eastham, Bradham, Basham, Burcham, Burham, Branham, Benham

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Beauchamp Family Origin

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Beauchamp Family Occupations

What did your Beauchamp ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beauchamp. The most common Beauchamp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Beauchamp's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Beauchamp family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Beauchamp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Beauchamp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beauchamp 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Beauchamp. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Beauchamp. For the veterans among your Beauchamp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beauchamp Life Expectancy

What is the average Beauchamp lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Beauchamp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Beauchamp in 1944 was 32, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beauchamp

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beauchamp 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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