Bekker Family History

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Bekker Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Becker. Danish: as 1, or an occupational name for a baker, from Dutch Bakker.

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


Similar surnames: Becker, Bakker, Betker, Baker, Berger, Ekker, Dekker, Beeker, Benner

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Bekker Family Origin

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Bekker Family Occupations

What did your Bekker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bekker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Bekker's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bekker family was Tailor. Farmer, Carpenter and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bekker.

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Cooper

    11%
  • Tailor

    11%

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Bekker Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bekker Life Expectancy

What is the average Bekker lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Bekker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Bekker in 1956 was 59, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bekker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bekker 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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