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Beever Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): variant spelling of Beaver. Variant of Dutch and North German Bever.

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


Similar surnames: Beevers, Bever, Biever, Beaver, Beemer, Seeger, Beese, Beeker, Benner

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Where is the Beever family from?

You can see how Beever families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Beever family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Beever families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 3 Beever families living in Indiana. This was about 23% of all the recorded Beever's in USA. Indiana and 2 other states had the highest population of Beever families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Beever surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Beever ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Beever. 31% of Beever men worked as a Farmer and 31% of Beever women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Beever were Janitor and Housewife. .

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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

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • Janitor
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    31%
  • Maid
    24%
  • Waitress
    16%
  • Housewife
    16%
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Census Records

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Beever. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beever 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 928 immigration records available for the last name Beever. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Beever. For the veterans among your Beever ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Beever lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Beever life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Beever in 1962 was 60, and 78 in 2004.

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