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Beagle Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Bechtel or of its very rare variant Bächtel (see Bachtel ). Americanized form of German and Swiss German Büchel (see Buechel ) or of its Bavarian variant Büchl. English: habitational name from Beal in Kellington Yorkshire which is recorded as Begale in 1086 Beghale in the 13th century. The place is named with either an unattested personal name Bēaga or Old English bēag ‘ring; circle; (topographically) a bend in a river’ + halh ‘nook of land’. The Yorkshire placename may refer to a nook on a bend in the River Aire.

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

Similar surnames: Beadle, Eagle, Teagle, Beagley, Beegle, Deagle, Beagles, Feagle

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You can see how Beagle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Beagle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Beagle families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 14 Beagle families living in Alberta. This was about 74% of all the recorded Beagle's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Beagle families in 1911.
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What did your Beagle ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Beagle. 100% of Beagle men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Beagle women worked as a Stenographer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Stenographer
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Passenger Lists

There are 884 immigration records available for the last name Beagle. 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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What is the average Beagle lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Beagle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Beagle in 1954 was 35, and 71 in 2004.

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