Beauvais Family History

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Beauvais Name Meaning

French: habitational name from a place so named in Oise, or alternatively from any of numerous minor places throughout France named Beauvoir or Beauvir ‘lovely view’.

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


Similar surnames: Beaver, Beaulieu, Bevis, Blancas, Beaulac, Belval, Beaucage, Gervais

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Beauvais Family Origin

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Beauvais Family Occupations

What did your Beauvais ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cultivateur, Going To School and Journalier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beauvais. A less common occupation for the Beauvais family was School. The most common Beauvais occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 18% of Beauvais's were Cultivateurs.

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  • Cultivateur

    18%
  • Going To School

    17%
  • Journalier

    10%
  • School

    6%

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

Beauvais Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Beauvais. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beauvais 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Beauvais. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Beauvais. For the veterans among your Beauvais ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beauvais Life Expectancy

What is the average Beauvais lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Beauvais life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Beauvais in 1950 was 42, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beauvais

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beauvais 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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