Beckes Family History

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Beckes Name Meaning

Variant of English, German, or Dutch Becks.

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


Similar surnames: Becks, Beckey, Berkes, Backes, Becker, Becket, Becken, Bekker, Ecker

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Beckes Family Origin

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Beckes Family Occupations

What did your Beckes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Beckes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 91% of Beckes's were Farmers. Farmer and Teamster were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Beckes.

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  • Farmer

    91%
  • Teamster

    9%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Beckes ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Beckes Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Beckes Life Expectancy

What is the average Beckes lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2003, in the United States, Beckes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Beckes in 1948 was 37, and 80 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beckes 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.

Famous Beckes Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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