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Beckham Family History

Beckham Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): habitational name from a place in Norfolk named Beckham from the Middle English name Becke (see Beck ) + Old English hām ‘homestead’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Peckham, Bickham, Bucknam, Blackham, Rackham, Benham, Wickham

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Where is the Beckham family from?

You can see how Beckham families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Beckham family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Beckham families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 33 Beckham families living in Ontario. This was about 79% of all the recorded Beckham's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Beckham families in 1911.
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What did your Beckham ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Beckham. 60% of Beckham men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
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Census Records

There are 37,000 census records available for the last name Beckham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beckham census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Beckham. 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 Cards

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Beckham. For the veterans among your Beckham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Beckham lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Beckham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Beckham in 1950 was 54, and 77 in 2004.

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