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Beswick Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Lancashire and East Yorkshire named Beswick. The second element is clearly Old English wic ‘outlying (dairy) farm’ (see Wick). The first element of the Lancashire name may be an Old English personal name Beac; that of the Yorkshire name is possibly an Old Norse personal name Bosi or Besi.

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


Similar surnames: Bewick, Fenwick, Elswick, Barwick, Beck, Goswick, Berwick, Bick

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Beswick Family Origin

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Beswick Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

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

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