Bechtel Family History

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Bechtel Name Meaning

Southwestern German: from a pet form of Becht or a short form of Bechtold.

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


Similar surnames: Brechtel, Becht, Buchtel, Bechtol, Bertel, Bechtold, Meckel, Peschel

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Bechtel Family Origin

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Bechtel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Teacher

    12%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Hotel Keeper

    8%

In 1881, the most common Bechtel occupation in Canada was Farmer. 23% of Bechtel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bechtel family was Hotel Keeper. Farmer, Teacher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bechtel.

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Bechtel Historical Records

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Bechtel Life Expectancy

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