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Beckemeyer Name Meaning

North German: distinguishing name for a tenant farmer living by a stream (see Beck + Meyer).

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


Similar surnames: Berkemeier, Hockemeyer, Wedemeyer, Eickmeyer, Buddemeyer, Luetkemeyer

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Beckemeyer Family Origin

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Beckemeyer Family Occupations

What did your Beckemeyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Beckemeyer family was Carpenter. The most common Beckemeyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Beckemeyer's were Farmers. Farmer and Burner At Stamp Mill were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Beckemeyer.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Burner At Stamp Mill

    25%
  • Carpenter

    25%

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Beckemeyer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Beckemeyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beckemeyer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Beckemeyer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Beckemeyer. For the veterans among your Beckemeyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beckemeyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Beckemeyer lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Beckemeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Beckemeyer in 1941 was 49, and 85 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beckemeyer 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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