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

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Artist

    3%
  • Barber

    3%

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

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Begg Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Begg

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