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Beeman Name Meaning

English: variant of Beaumont. English: occupational name for a beekeeper, from Middle English be ‘bee’ + man ‘man’. Americanized spelling of German Biemann, which is probably a reduced form of Bineman or Bileman, habitational names from Bien near Lingen and Biela or Bielau.

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


Similar surnames: Berman, Beman, Feeman, Kelman, Seeman, German, Bean, Belman, Beerman

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Where is the Beeman family from?

You can see how Beeman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Beeman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Beeman families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 19 Beeman families living in Ontario. This was about 51% of all the recorded Beeman's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Beeman families in 1911.
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What did your Beeman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stamp Mill Employee were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Beeman. 48% of Beeman men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Beeman women worked as a Stamp Mill Employee. Some less common occupations for Americans named Beeman were Mechanic and Teacher.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    48%
  • Labourer
    22%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • Mechanic
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stamp Mill Employee
    50%
  • Teacher
    50%
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Census Records

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Beeman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beeman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Beeman. 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 Cards

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Beeman. For the veterans among your Beeman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Beeman lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Beeman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Beeman in 1947 was 51, and 75 in 2004.

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