Beshears Family History

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Beshears Name Meaning

Americanized variant of French Bouchard or Brasseur.

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

Similar surnames: Boshears, Breshears, Brashears, Broshears, Bushart, Busher, Brashear

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Beshears Family Origin

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Beshears Family Occupations

What did your Beshears ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Beshears occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Beshears's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Beshears family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beshears.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Farming


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Beshears Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Beshears. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beshears 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Beshears. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Beshears. For the veterans among your Beshears ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beshears Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Beshears life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Beshears in 1953 was 27, and 69 in 2004.

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