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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

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Labor On Farm

    11%
  • Laborer

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Backstrom family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Labor On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Backstrom. The most common Backstrom occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Backstrom's were Farmers.

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Backstrom Historical Records

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Backstrom Life Expectancy

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Famous Backstrom Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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