Bee Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced form of McBee, a variant of McBeth. English: from Middle English be ‘bee’, Old English beo, hence a nickname for an energetic or active person or a metonymic occupational name for a beekeeper. Compare Beeman 2.

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

Similar surnames: Lee, Beer, Dee, Been, Gee, Bye, See, Obee, Bel, Mee

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Bee Family Origin

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Bee Family Occupations

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In 1921, Farmer and Nil were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Bee. 22% of Bee men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Trapper
  • Knitter

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Nil

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

Bee Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 20,000 immigration records available for the last name Bee. 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 14,000 military records available for the last name Bee. For the veterans among your Bee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bee Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bee in 1944 was 22, and 72 in 2004.

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