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

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In 1880, the most common Bea occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Bea's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bea family was Boatsman. Farmer, Keeping House and At Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bea.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • At Tailor

    5%
  • Boatsman

    5%

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Bea Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 642 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 1,000 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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