Bee Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced form of McBee, a variant of McBeth. English: from Middle English be ‘bee’, Old English beo, hence a nickname for an energetic or active person or a metonymic occupational name for a beekeeper. Compare Beeman 2.

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


Similar surnames: Lee, Beer, Dee, Been, Gee, Bye, See, Obee, Bel, Mee

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Bee Family Origin

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Bee Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, the most common Bee occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Bee's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bee family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bee.

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Bee Historical Records

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Bee Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Bee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bee in 1944 was 22, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bee

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