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Beun Family History

Beun 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: Bean, Ben, Brun, Bein, Been, Benn, Bern, Heun, Beu, Behn

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Where is the Beun family from?

You can see how Beun families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Beun family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Beun families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 7 Beun families living in Missouri. This was about 26% of all the recorded Beun's in the USA. Missouri had the highest population of Beun families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Beun surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Beun ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Beun. 42% of Beun men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Beun women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Beun were Carpenter and School Teacher.

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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

  • Farmer
    42%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Clerk
    17%
  • Carpenter
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    34%
  • Housewife
    34%
  • School Teacher
    34%
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What Beun family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 723 census records available for the last name Beun. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beun 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 391 immigration records available for the last name Beun. 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 52 military records available for the last name Beun. For the veterans among your Beun ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Beun lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2002, in the United States, Beun life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Beun in 1963 was 86, and 66 in 2002.

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