Beddow Family History

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Beddow Name Meaning

Welsh: from the personal name Bedo, a pet form of Meredydd (see Meredith).

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

Similar surnames: Bernot, Bardon, Beddoe, Berkow, Bardo, Nedrow, Meadow, Bendon, Budde

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Beddow Family Origin

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Beddow Family Occupations

What did your Beddow ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Book Folder, Pressman and Tin Smith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beddow. The most common Beddow occupation in Canada was Book Folder. 25% of Beddow's were Book Folders. A less common occupation for the Beddow family was Tinsmith.

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  • Book Folder

  • Pressman

  • Tin Smith

  • Tinsmith


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

Beddow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Beddow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beddow 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 Beddow. 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 Beddow. For the veterans among your Beddow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beddow Life Expectancy

What is the average Beddow lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Beddow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Beddow in 1949 was 57, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beddow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beddow 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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