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Beamer Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a trumpeter Middle English bemere (Old English bēmere bīemere). Americanized form 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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Where is the Beamer family from?

You can see how Beamer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Beamer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Beamer families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 117 Beamer families living in Ontario. This was about 80% of all the recorded Beamer's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Beamer families in 1911.
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What did your Beamer ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Income were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Beamer. 75% of Beamer men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Beamer women worked as an Income. .

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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
    75%
  • Fils De Cultivateur
    10%
  • Laborer
    7%
  • Farmers Son
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Income
    100%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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