Beecroft Family History

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Beecroft Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived at a place where bees were kept, from Middle English bee ‘bee’ + croft ‘paddock’, ‘smallholding’, or a habitational name from some minor place named with these elements.

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


Similar surnames: Bancroft, Barcroft, Ashcroft, Croft, Rycroft, Haycraft, Cockcroft

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Beecroft Family Origin

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Beecroft Family Occupations

What did your Beecroft ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Beecroft family was Clerk. Farmer, School and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beecroft. The most common Beecroft occupation in Canada was Farmer. 58% of Beecroft's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • School

    16%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Clerk

    5%

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

Beecroft Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Beecroft Life Expectancy

What is the average Beecroft lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Beecroft life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Beecroft in 1960 was 63, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beecroft

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beecroft 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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