Becton Family History

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Becton Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Beckton, a Scottish habitational name from Beckton, near Lockerbie in Dumfriesshire.

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


Similar surnames: Yelton, Belton, Ecton, Benton, Seaton, Beaton, Weston, Benson

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Becton Family Origin

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Becton Family Occupations

What did your Becton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cheese Maker, Chesse Maker and Dress Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Becton. A less common occupation for the Becton family was Farmer. The most common Becton occupation in Canada was Cheese Maker. 14% of Becton's were Cheese Makers.

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  • Cheese Maker

    14%
  • Chesse Maker

    14%
  • Dress Maker

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%

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

Becton Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Becton Life Expectancy

What is the average Becton lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Becton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Becton in 1942 was 33, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Becton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Becton 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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