Begun Family History

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Begun Name Meaning

Jewish (from Belarus): nickname from Belorussian begun ‘runner’, ‘one who walks quickly’.

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

Similar surnames: Begin, Begue, Belin, Braun, Beau, Brun, Bogin, Bagan, Beran, Regen

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Begun Family Origin

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Begun Family Occupations

What did your Begun ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Begun occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Begun's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Begun family was Keeping House. Farmer, Butcher and Dentist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Begun.

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Dentist

  • Keeping House


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

Begun Historical Records

What Begun family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Begun. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Begun 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Begun. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Begun. For the veterans among your Begun ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Begun Life Expectancy

What is the average Begun lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Begun life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Begun in 1963 was 70, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Begun

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Begun 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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