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Bewley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Bewley Castle in the former county of Westmorland (now part of Cumbria), from Bewley in Durham, or from Beaulieu in Hampshire (see Beaulieu), all named with beu ‘lovely’ + lieu ‘place’.

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


Similar surnames: Bowley, Beeley, Bexley, Betley, Webley, Exley, Belle, Buley, Berley

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Bewley Family Origin

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Bewley Family Occupations

What did your Bewley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Painter and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bewley. The most common Bewley occupation in Canada was Painter. 67% of Bewley's were Painters.

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  • Painter

    67%
  • Farmer

    33%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bewley ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bewley Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bewley Life Expectancy

What is the average Bewley lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Bewley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bewley in 1954 was 53, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bewley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bewley 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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