Beavan Family History

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Beavan Name Meaning

Mostly a variant spelling of Welsh Bevan; possibly in some cases of English Beavin.

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

Similar surnames: Beaven, Beavin, Beaman, Beaver, Bevans, Bergan, Beason, Heavin

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Beavan Family Origin

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Beavan Family Occupations

What did your Beavan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Beavan family was Farming. Farmer, Coal Miner and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beavan. The most common Beavan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Beavan's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Coal Miner

  • Engineer

  • Farming


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

Beavan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Beavan Life Expectancy

What is the average Beavan lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Beavan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Beavan in 1958 was 54, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beavan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beavan 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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