Beetham Family History

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Beetham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Beetham in Cumbria, probably named from a dative plural form, bjothum, of an Old Norse beth ‘embankment’, i.e. ‘(place near) the embankments’.

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

Similar surnames: Bentham, Needham, Cheetham, Beckham, Benham, Statham, Feltham, Derham

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Beetham Family Origin

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Beetham Family Occupations

What did your Beetham ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Beetham occupation in Canada was Domestic. 50% of Beetham's were Domestics. Domestic and Servant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Beetham.

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  • Domestic

  • Servant


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Beetham Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Beetham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beetham 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 Beetham. 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 840 military records available for the last name Beetham. For the veterans among your Beetham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beetham Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Beetham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Beetham in 1958 was 52, and 88 in 2004.

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