Backstrom Family History

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Backstrom Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swedish Backström, an ornamental name composed of the elements back(e) ‘hill’ + ström ‘stream’ or Bäckström, an ornamental name composed of the elements bäck ‘brook’, ‘stream’ + ström ‘stream’.

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

Similar surnames: Beckstrom, Hallstrom, Markstrom, Branstrom, Malstrom, Carlstrom

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Backstrom Family Origin

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Backstrom Family Occupations

What did your Backstrom ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Backstrom. 79% of Backstrom men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Carpenter

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

Backstrom Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Backstrom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Backstrom 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Backstrom. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Backstrom. For the veterans among your Backstrom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Backstrom Life Expectancy

What is the average Backstrom lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Backstrom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Backstrom in 1948 was 58, and 80 in 2004.

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