Bex Name Meaning

Southern French: variant of Besse.

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


Similar surnames: Fey, Bey, Beu, Bee, Bel, Jex, Rex, Bek, Bess, Bebo

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Bex Family Origin

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Bex Family Occupations

What did your Bex ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Coachmaker and Housekeeping were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bex. A less common occupation for the Bex family was Keeping House. The most common Bex occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Bex's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Coachmaker

    13%
  • Housekeeping

    13%
  • Keeping House

    13%

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Bex Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bex. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bex 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bex. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bex. For the veterans among your Bex ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bex Life Expectancy

What is the average Bex lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Bex life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Bex in 1964 was 58, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bex 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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