Belken Family History

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Belken Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Possibly a variant of Belkin.

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


Similar surnames: Belden, Becken, Belke, Beaven, Belton, Belew, Oelke, Behen, Beckey

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Belken Family Origin

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Belken Family Occupations

What did your Belken ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Belken. A less common occupation for the Belken family was Farming And Milling. The most common Belken occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 33% of Belken's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farming And Milling

    33%

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

Belken Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Belken Life Expectancy

What is the average Belken lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Belken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Belken in 1961 was 50, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Belken

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Belken 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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