Bemis Family History

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Bemis Name Meaning

English: variant of Beamish.

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

Similar surnames: Bemus, Bemiss, Beams, Remis, Amis, Beamish, Beans, Bavis, Bees

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Bemis Family Origin

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Bemis Family Occupations

What did your Bemis ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Steam Fitter was the top reported job for people in the CA named Bemis. 50% of Bemis men worked as a Steam Fitter

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Steam Fitter
  • Traveller

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

Bemis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Bemis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bemis 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bemis. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Bemis. For the veterans among your Bemis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bemis Life Expectancy

What is the average Bemis lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bemis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1954. The average life expectancy for Bemis in 1944 was 32, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bemis 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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