Beaulieu Family History

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Beaulieu Name Meaning

French: habitational name from any of the extremely numerous places in France named with Old French beu, bel ‘fair’, ‘lovely’ + lieu ‘place’, ‘location’. The name is occasionally also found in England; it is then either a Norman name from one of the French places just mentioned or derives from an English place name of the same origin, Beaulieu (pronounced byoo-lee) in Hampshire, seat of the Montagu family.

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

Similar surnames: Beadle, Bullen, Beasley, Beaupre, Emslie, Belleau, Beaulac, Belyeu

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Beaulieu Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Beaulieu name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Beaulieu. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • France


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Germanic Europe


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Beaulieu Family Origin

Where is the Beaulieu family from?

Beaulieu Family Occupations

What did your Beaulieu ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beaulieu. The most common Beaulieu occupation in the USA was Laborer. 19% of Beaulieu's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Beaulieu family was Carpenter.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Carpenter


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Beaulieu Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 85,000 census records available for the last name Beaulieu. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beaulieu 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Beaulieu. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Beaulieu. For the veterans among your Beaulieu ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beaulieu Life Expectancy

What is the average Beaulieu lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Beaulieu life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Beaulieu in 1946 was 35, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beaulieu 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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