Beggs Family History

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Beggs Name Meaning

Chiefly northern Irish: variant of Begg.

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

Similar surnames: Biggs, Begg, Peggs, Heggs, Beams, Buggs, Bigg, Began, Briggs, Hegg

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Beggs Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Beggs name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Beggs. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Beggs Family Origin

Where is the Beggs family from?

Beggs Family Occupations

What did your Beggs ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beggs. A less common occupation for the Beggs family was Farming. The most common Beggs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Beggs's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Beggs Historical Records

What Beggs family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 46,000 census records available for the last name Beggs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beggs 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Beggs. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Beggs. For the veterans among your Beggs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beggs Life Expectancy

What is the average Beggs lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Beggs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Beggs in 1941 was 21, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beggs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beggs 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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