Bechen Family History

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Bechen Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Bechen in North Rhine-Westphalia or near Kempten in the Allgäu area.

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

Similar surnames: Becken, Becher, Buchen, Eichen, Bechel, Achen, Buche, Bergen, Boche

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Bechen Family Origin

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Bechen Family Occupations

What did your Bechen ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Bootmaker was the top reported job for people in the CA named Bechen. 50% of Bechen men worked as a Bootmaker

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Bootmaker
  • Employee

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

Bechen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bechen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bechen 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 161 immigration records available for the last name Bechen. 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 333 military records available for the last name Bechen. For the veterans among your Bechen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bechen Life Expectancy

What is the average Bechen lifespan?

Between 1971 and 2004, in the United States, Bechen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bechen in 1971 was 79, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bechen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bechen 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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