Beckstrom Family History

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Beckstrom Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swedish Bäckström (see Backstrom).

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


Similar surnames: Backstrom, Eckstrom, Wickstrom, Beckstead, Elfstrom, Beckom, Alstrom

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Beckstrom Family Origin

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Beckstrom Family Occupations

What did your Beckstrom ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Beckstrom occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Beckstrom's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Beckstrom family was Farming. Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beckstrom.

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Blacksmith

    10%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Farming

    10%

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

Beckstrom Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Beckstrom Life Expectancy

What is the average Beckstrom lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Beckstrom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Beckstrom in 1951 was 42, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beckstrom

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beckstrom 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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