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Beveridge Name Meaning

Scottish: probably from Middle English beverage ‘drink’ (Old French bevrage, from beivre ‘to drink’). The term was used in particular of a drink bought by a purchaser to seal a bargain, and the surname may have been acquired as a nickname in this context. Reaney adduces evidence that suggests that the nickname may have been bestowed on a man who made a practice of getting free drinks by entering into bargains which he did not keep.

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


Similar surnames: Everidge, Estridge, Bridge, Revere, Claridge, Leveridge, Selfridge

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Beveridge Family Origin

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Beveridge Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Seaman

    18%
  • Cultivateur

    7%
  • Fisherman

    7%

In 1881, Farmer, Seaman and Cultivateur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beveridge. A less common occupation for the Beveridge family was Fisherman. The most common Beveridge occupation in Canada was Farmer. 32% of Beveridge's were Farmers.

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