Bemus Family History

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Bemus Name Meaning

Variant of Irish and English Beamish.

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

Similar surnames: Bemis, Bemiss, Beames, Beers, Berks, Beeks, Beets, Lemus, Behun, Byus

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Bemus Family Origin

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Bemus Family Occupations

What did your Bemus ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bemus. 23% of Bemus men worked as a Farmer and 58% of Bemus women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bemus were Bookkeeper and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Bookkeeper

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Cook
  • Typist
  • Housekeeper

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

Bemus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bemus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bemus 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 170 immigration records available for the last name Bemus. 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 529 military records available for the last name Bemus. For the veterans among your Bemus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bemus Life Expectancy

What is the average Bemus lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Bemus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Bemus in 1959 was 48, and 90 in 2004.

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