Beekman Family History

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Beekman Name Meaning

Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived by a stream or creek, from beek ‘stream’ + -man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Beckman, Berkman, Backman, Bregman, Boeckman, Barkman, Zeeman

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Beekman Family Origin

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Beekman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

In 1880, the most common Beekman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Beekman's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beekman. A less common occupation for the Beekman family was Laborer.

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Beekman Historical Records

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Beekman Life Expectancy

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