Beamer Family History

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Beamer Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a trumpeter, Middle English bemere (Old English bemere, biemere). Americanized spelling of German Boehmer or Bäumer (see Baumer).

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

Similar surnames: Beaver, Beaner, Beaber, Hamer, Blamer, Beumer, Beemer, Deamer, Bramer

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Beamer Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Beamer name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Beamer. 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


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Beamer Family Origin

Where is the Beamer family from?

Beamer Family Occupations

What did your Beamer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Carpenter and School Teacher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beamer. The most common Beamer occupation in Canada was Farmer. 69% of Beamer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Beamer family was Servant.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • School Teacher

  • Servant


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Beamer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Beamer Historical Records

What Beamer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Beamer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beamer 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Beamer. 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 Beamer. For the veterans among your Beamer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beamer Life Expectancy

What is the average Beamer lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Beamer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Beamer in 1951 was 47, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beamer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beamer 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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