Beadle Family History

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Beadle Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a medieval court official, from Middle English bedele (Old English bydel, reinforced by Old French bedel). The word is of Germanic origin, and akin to Old English beodan ‘to command’ and Old High German bodo ‘messenger’. In the Middle Ages a beadle in England and France was a junior official of a court of justice, responsible for acting as an usher in a court, carrying the mace in processions in front of a justice, delivering official notices, making proclamations (as a sort of town crier), and so on. By Shakespeare’s day a beadle was a sort of village constable, appointed by the parish to keep order.

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

Similar surnames: Beagle, Bade, Bradle, Weddle, Searle, Beadles, Belle, Baile, Badley

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Beadle Family Origin

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Beadle Family Occupations

What did your Beadle ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Beadle. 47% of Beadle men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Carpenter
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper

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

Beadle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 74,000 census records available for the last name Beadle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beadle 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Beadle. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Beadle. For the veterans among your Beadle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beadle Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Beadle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Beadle in 1952 was 64, and 78 in 2004.

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