Bevan Family History

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Bevan Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Iefan ‘son of Iefan’, Welsh equivalent of John.

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

Similar surnames: Evan, Devan, Bean, Behan, Cavan, Regan, Beavan, Bevans, Boran, Ban

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Bevan Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bevan name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Bevan. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Bevan Family Origin

Where is the Bevan family from?

Bevan Family Occupations

What did your Bevan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bevan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Bevan's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bevan. A less common occupation for the Bevan family was Miner.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Miner


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

Bevan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 137,000 census records available for the last name Bevan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bevan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 17,000 immigration records available for the last name Bevan. 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 13,000 military records available for the last name Bevan. For the veterans among your Bevan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bevan Life Expectancy

What is the average Bevan lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Bevan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bevan in 1940 was 31, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bevan 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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