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Begg Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: nickname or byname for a small man, from Gaelic beag ‘small’.

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


Similar surnames: Beggs, Bugg, Bigg, Bean, Sugg, Beg, Bel, Pegg, Kegg, Bee

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Begg Family Origin

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Begg Family Occupations

What did your Begg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Begg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Begg's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Artist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Begg. A less common occupation for the Begg family was Barber.

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Artist

    3%
  • Barber

    3%

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

Begg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Begg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Begg 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Begg. 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 Begg. For the veterans among your Begg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Begg Life Expectancy

What is the average Begg lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Begg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1961. The average life expectancy for Begg in 1956 was 33, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Begg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Begg 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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