Beed Family History

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Beed Name Meaning

English: from the Old English personal name Beda, of which the most famous bearer was the Venerable Bede, the 8th century theologian and historian. Use of the personal name, though rare, continued long enough into the medieval period to give rise to the surname.

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

Similar surnames: Seed, Beer, Peed, Leed, Bee, Breed, Bond, Bean, Best, Been

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Beed Family Origin

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Beed Family Occupations

What did your Beed ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Beed occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Beed's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Beed family was Dealer In Drygoods. Farmer, Banker and Cattle Buyer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beed.

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  • Farmer

  • Banker

  • Cattle Buyer

  • Dealer In Drygoods


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

Beed Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Beed. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beed 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 813 immigration records available for the last name Beed. 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 Beed. For the veterans among your Beed ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beed Life Expectancy

What is the average Beed lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Beed life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Beed in 1962 was 60, and 58 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beed

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beed 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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