Bea Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from a place of this name in Teruel.

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

Similar surnames: Vea, Bera, Zea, Cea, Bey, Bear, Beas, Beal, Bena, Beu

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Bea Family Origin

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Bea Family Occupations

What did your Bea ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bea. 32% of Bea men worked as a Laborer and 21% of Bea women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bea were Clerk and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Housekeeper
  • Laborer
  • Housewife

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

Bea Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Bea. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bea 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 962 immigration records available for the last name Bea. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 10,000 military records available for the last name Bea. For the veterans among your Bea ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bea Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Bea life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Bea in 1958 was 64, and 48 in 2004.

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