Bech Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: unexplained. German: metonymic occupational name for a pitch gatherer and/or tar maker, from Middle High German pech ‘pitch’, ‘tar’ (see Pech).

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

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Bech Family Origin

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Bech Family Occupations

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  • School

    63%
  • Tailor

    25%
  • Farmer

    13%

In 1881, School and Tailor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bech. A less common occupation for the Bech family was Farmer. The most common Bech occupation in Canada was School. 63% of Bech's were Schools.

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Bech Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2003, Bech life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Bech in 1961 was 52, and 76 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bech

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