Beagle Family History

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Beagle Name Meaning

English: unexplained; possibly a variant of Beadle, or a nickname from the breed of small hound called a beagle. Alternatively, it may be from French bégueule ‘gaper’, Old French begueulle ‘noisy shouting person’, a word which has been proposed as the etymology of the English term for the dog. Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Biegel.

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

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

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Beagle Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Beagle name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Beagle. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Italy


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Beagle Family Origin

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Beagle Family Occupations

What did your Beagle ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer and Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Beagle. The most common Beagle occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Beagle's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer


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Beagle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Beagle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beagle 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 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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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Beagle. For the veterans among your Beagle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beagle Life Expectancy

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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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beagle 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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