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Beeney Name Meaning

English: variant of Beaney .

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

Similar surnames: Beene, Seeney, Berney, Beckey, Greeney, Birney, Benner, Behnen

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Where is the Beeney family from?

You can see how Beeney families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Beeney family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Beeney families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 4 Beeney families living in Ohio. This was about 80% of all the recorded Beeney's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Beeney families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Beeney surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Beeney ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Beeney. 27% of Beeney men worked as a Laborer and 55% of Beeney women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Beeney were Foreman and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Proprietor
  • Foreman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Beeney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beeney census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 381 immigration records available for the last name Beeney. 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 Cards

There are 692 military records available for the last name Beeney. For the veterans among your Beeney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Beeney lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Beeney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Beeney in 1956 was 49, and 73 in 2004.

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