Beiter Family History

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Beiter Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a beekeeper, from a derivative of Middle High German biute ‘beehive’.

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

Similar surnames: Beiler, Reiter, Breiter, Beiser, Belter, Bester, Leiter, Geiger

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Beiter Family Origin

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Beiter Family Occupations

What did your Beiter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beiter. A less common occupation for the Beiter family was Carpenter. The most common Beiter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Beiter's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Beiter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Beiter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beiter 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 607 immigration records available for the last name Beiter. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Beiter. For the veterans among your Beiter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beiter Life Expectancy

What is the average Beiter lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Beiter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Beiter in 1953 was 52, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beiter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beiter 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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