Bedsworth Family History

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Bedsworth Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant of Bedworth, a habitational name from a place in Warwickshire, so named with an Old English personal name Be(a)da + worð ‘enclosure’.

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


Similar surnames: Bosworth, Hemsworth, Wadsworth, Dodsworth, Hepworth, Ainsworth

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Bedsworth Family Origin

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Bedsworth Family Occupations

What did your Bedsworth ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bedsworth. 15% of Bedsworth men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Bedsworth women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bedsworth were Clerk and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    15%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Clerk
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    14%
  • Nurse
    10%
  • Practical Nurse
    10%
  • Seamstress
    7%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Bedsworth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bedsworth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bedsworth 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 101 immigration records available for the last name Bedsworth. 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 368 military records available for the last name Bedsworth. For the veterans among your Bedsworth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bedsworth Life Expectancy

What is the average Bedsworth lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Bedsworth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bedsworth in 1960 was 63, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bedsworth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bedsworth 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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