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Origins of the Beasant surname

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About the Beasants

We have a total number of 2945 records for people with the last name Beasant.

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Where do most Beasants live?

In 1921, most Beasants lived in South West.


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Interesting facts about Beasants

How common is your surname?

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We have 2,820 records for the Beasant surname. The oldest one dates back to 1850.

Who were Beasants most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Beasant first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Elizabeth
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Beasants

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Beasants in 1921
Dressmaker

24

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13

Laundress

9

General Servant Domestic

8

Servant

8

Common Male occupations for Beasants in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

33

General Labourer

13

Farm Labourer

12

General Laborer

9

Ag Labourer

8

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