Beith Family History

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Beith Name Meaning

Scottish: probably a reduced and altered form of McBeth.

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

Similar surnames: Beath, Beth, Reith, Kerth, Neish, Leith, Berth, Seith, Keith, Beins

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Beith Family Origin

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Beith Family Occupations

What did your Beith ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Beith family was Carpenter. The most common Beith occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Beith's were Farmers. Farmer, Boarding House Keeper and Brass Founder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beith.

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  • Farmer

  • Boarding House Keeper

  • Brass Founder

  • Carpenter


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

Beith Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Beith. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beith 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Beith. 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 957 military records available for the last name Beith. For the veterans among your Beith ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beith Life Expectancy

What is the average Beith lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Beith life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Beith in 1957 was 53, and 87 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beith 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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