Beiver Family History

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Beiver Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Seiver, Oliver, Beaver, Lever, Leiner, Reifer, Seiger, Peiser, Weaver

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Beiver Family Origin

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Beiver Family Occupations

What did your Beiver ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Beiver occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Beiver's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Beiver family was Huckster. Farmer, Carpenter and Farer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beiver.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Farer

  • Huckster


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

Beiver Historical Records

What Beiver family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 462 census records available for the last name Beiver. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beiver 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 12 immigration records available for the last name Beiver. 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 22 military records available for the last name Beiver. For the veterans among your Beiver ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beiver Life Expectancy

What is the average Beiver lifespan?

Between 1968 and 1991, in the United States, Beiver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Beiver in 1968 was 81, and 55 in 1991.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beiver

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beiver 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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