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Bedsworth Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant of Bedworth, a habitational name from a place in Warwickshire, so named with an Old English personal name Be(a)da + worð ‘enclosure’.

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


Similar surnames: Bosworth, Hemsworth, Wadsworth, Dodsworth, Hepworth, Ainsworth

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Bedsworth Family Origin

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Bedsworth Family Occupations

What did your Bedsworth ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bedsworth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Bedsworth's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Master Of Schooner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bedsworth. A less common occupation for the Bedsworth family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Master Of Schooner

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    7%

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

Bedsworth Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bedsworth Life Expectancy

What is the average Bedsworth lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Bedsworth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bedsworth in 1960 was 63, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bedsworth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bedsworth 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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