Bejar Family History

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Bejar Name Meaning

Spanish (Béjar) and Jewish (Sephardic): habitational name for someone from a place called Béjar in Salamanca province. The place name is of pre-Roman origin and unknown meaning; the original form seems to have been Bigerra.

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


Similar surnames: Vejar, Bear, Bean, Behar, Bazar, Beer, Ceja, Boyar, Baar, Bea

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Bejar Family Origin

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Bejar Family Occupations

What did your Bejar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Baker and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bejar. 15% of Bejar men worked as a Baker and 19% of Bejar women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bejar were Farm Hand and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Baker
    15%
  • Cannery Worker
    10%
  • Apprentice Printer
    5%
  • Farm Hand
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    19%
  • Cafe
    10%
  • Cannery Worker
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%

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

Bejar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bejar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bejar 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 Bejar. 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 155 military records available for the last name Bejar. For the veterans among your Bejar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bejar Life Expectancy

What is the average Bejar lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Bejar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Bejar in 1963 was 76, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bejar

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