Bestwick Family History

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Bestwick Name Meaning

English: variant of Beswick.

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


Similar surnames: Beswick, Bostwick, Bostick, Berwick, Benedick, Jestice, Sedwick

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Bestwick Family Origin

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Bestwick Family Occupations

What did your Bestwick ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Harness Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bestwick. A less common occupation for the Bestwick family was Keeping House. The most common Bestwick occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Bestwick's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Harness Maker

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%

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

Bestwick Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bestwick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bestwick census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Bestwick

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bestwick. 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 Bestwick. For the veterans among your Bestwick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bestwick Life Expectancy

What is the average Bestwick lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Bestwick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Bestwick in 1943 was 56, and 39 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bestwick

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bestwick 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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