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Beu Family History

Beu Name Meaning

variant of Boye. topographic name for someone who lived in a place surrounded by water, Low German böu, Middle Low German buge, bü, boy.

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


Similar surnames: Bau, Bey, Leu, Beck, Fey, Bu, Lau, Bem, Bee, Neu

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Where is the Beu family from?

You can see how Beu families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Beu family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Beu families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 7 Beu families living in Illinois. This was about 25% of all the recorded Beu's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Beu families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Beu surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Beu ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Blacksmith and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Beu. 25% of Beu men worked as a Blacksmith.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Blacksmith
    25%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Salesman
    25%
  • Laborer
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
    100%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Beu. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beu census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 434 immigration records available for the last name Beu. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Beu. For the veterans among your Beu ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Beu lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Beu life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Beu in 1950 was 61, and 74 in 2004.

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