Begum Family History

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Begum Name Meaning

Muslim (chiefly Pakistan and India): honorific title for a respectable lady. Not really a surname at all, but in America sometimes taken as such.

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

Similar surnames: Brum, Beg, Beggs, Begin, Began, Bem, Beu, Exum, Bergum, Legum

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Begum Family Origin

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Begum Family Occupations

What did your Begum ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Begum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Begum's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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Begum Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 472 census records available for the last name Begum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Begum 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 313 immigration records available for the last name Begum. 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 294 military records available for the last name Begum. For the veterans among your Begum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Begum Life Expectancy

What is the average Begum lifespan?

Between 1976 and 2004, in the United States, Begum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Begum in 1976 was 66, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Begum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Begum 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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