Bockrath Family History

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Bockrath Name Meaning

North German: probably a topographic name for someone who lived in a clearing in a beech wood, from Middle Low German boke ‘beech’ + rath ‘clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Borth, Kath, Beckman, Bockman, Booth, Beckwith, Bozarth, Unrath

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Bockrath Family Origin

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Bockrath Family Occupations

What did your Bockrath ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Dairy and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bockrath. The most common Bockrath occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Bockrath's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bockrath family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Dairy

    9%
  • Engineer

    9%
  • Farming

    9%

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Bockrath Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bockrath Life Expectancy

What is the average Bockrath lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Bockrath life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Bockrath in 1964 was 62, and 85 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bockrath 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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