Beus Family History

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Beus Name Meaning

Dutch and German: patronymic from the Old Frisian personal name Boy(e) (see Bey).

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


Similar surnames: Brus, Bess, Reus, Beu, Bens, Beins, Abels, Hees, Bean, Boss

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Beus Family Origin

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Beus Family Occupations

What did your Beus ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Beus. 30% of Beus men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Beus women worked as a Farm Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Beus were Cement Warker and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Cattle Buyerfarmer
    4%
  • Cement Warker
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farm Laborer
    20%
  • Filing Clerk
    20%
  • House
    20%
  • Housekeeper
    20%

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

Beus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Beus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beus 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 337 immigration records available for the last name Beus. 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 368 military records available for the last name Beus. For the veterans among your Beus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beus Life Expectancy

What is the average Beus lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Beus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Beus in 1965 was 65, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beus 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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