Beames Family History

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Beames Name Meaning

English: variant of Beamish

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

Similar surnames: Beams, Eames, Bettes, Beamer, Beales, Berkes, Bearss, Bees, Yeates

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Beames Family Origin

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Beames Family Occupations

What did your Beames ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Blacksmith, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beames. The most common Beames occupation in Canada was Blacksmith. 25% of Beames's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Beames family was Servant.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Servant


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

Beames Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Beames. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beames 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 Beames. 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 730 military records available for the last name Beames. For the veterans among your Beames ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beames Life Expectancy

What is the average Beames lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Beames life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Beames in 1965 was 73, and 88 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beames 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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