Bewley Family History

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Bewley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Bewley Castle in the former county of Westmorland (now part of Cumbria), from Bewley in Durham, or from Beaulieu in Hampshire (see Beaulieu), all named with beu ‘lovely’ + lieu ‘place’.

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


Similar surnames: Bowley, Beeley, Bexley, Betley, Webley, Exley, Belle, Buley, Berley

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Bewley Family Origin

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Bewley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, the most common Bewley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Bewley's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bewley. A less common occupation for the Bewley family was Keeping House.

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Bewley Historical Records

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Bewley Life Expectancy

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