Beebe Family History

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Beebe Name Meaning

English (Midlands): probably a variant of Beeby.

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

Similar surnames: Beebee, Beeby, Beese, Beede, Beere, Beene, Bebee, Beel, Bee, Beedle

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Beebe Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Beebe name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • France


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Beebe Family Origin

Where is the Beebe family from?

Beebe Family Occupations

What did your Beebe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Beebe family was Carpenter. The most common Beebe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Beebe's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beebe.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Beebe Historical Records

What Beebe family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 85,000 census records available for the last name Beebe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beebe 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Beebe. 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 18,000 military records available for the last name Beebe. For the veterans among your Beebe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beebe Life Expectancy

What is the average Beebe lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Beebe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Beebe in 1947 was 35, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beebe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beebe 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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