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Begue Name Meaning

French (Bègue): nickname for someone afflicted with a stammer from the Old French adjective besgue ‘having a stammer’ (derived from Middle Dutch beggen ‘to chatter’). French (Bégué and Begué): variant of Viguié a status name and occupational name for a judicial officer from Old French viguier (see Viger ).

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


Similar surnames: Begle, Berge, Bence, Belle, Brue, Gue, Beese, Tegge, Beu, Belue

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Where is the Begue family from?

You can see how Begue families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Begue family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Begue families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 13 Begue families living in Louisiana. This was about 39% of all the recorded Begue's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Begue families in 1880.
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What did your Begue ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Begue. 25% of Begue men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Begue women worked as a New Worker. .

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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

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Machinist
    17%
  • Shipping Clerk
    9%
  • Electric Welder
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Begue. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Begue 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 711 immigration records available for the last name Begue. 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 371 military records available for the last name Begue. For the veterans among your Begue ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Begue lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Begue life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Begue in 1963 was 74, and 81 in 2004.

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