Bega Family History

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Bega Name Meaning

Spanish: variant of Vega.

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

Similar surnames: Vega, Began, Bea, Basa, Cea, Bina, Tea, Beyl, Barga, Zera

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Bega Family Origin

Where is the Bega family from?

Bega Family Occupations

What did your Bega ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bega occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Bega's were Laborers. Laborer and Cook In Restaurant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bega. A less common occupation for the Bega family was Keeping House.

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  • Laborer

  • Cook In Restaurant

  • Keeping House


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

Bega Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Bega. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bega 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 773 immigration records available for the last name Bega. 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 Bega. For the veterans among your Bega ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bega Life Expectancy

What is the average Bega lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Bega life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Bega in 1960 was 46, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bega

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bega 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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