Bemis Name Meaning

English: variant of Beamish.

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


Similar surnames: Bemus, Bemiss, Beams, Remis, Amis, Beamish, Beans, Bavis, Bees

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Bemis Family Origin

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Bemis Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Bemis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Bemis's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bemis family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bemis.

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Bemis Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Bemis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1954. The average life expectancy for Bemis in 1944 was 32, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bemis

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