Bockus Family History

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Bockus Name Meaning

Lithuanian (Bockus): variant of Backus (see Backus).

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

Similar surnames: Backus, Backhus, Bachus, Brockus, Backes, Boggus, Mockus, Barkus

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Bockus Family Origin

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Bockus Family Occupations

What did your Bockus ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Attendant and Carder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bockus. The most common Bockus occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Bockus's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bockus family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Attendant

  • Carder

  • Carpenter


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

Bockus Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bockus Life Expectancy

What is the average Bockus lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bockus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bockus in 1944 was 56, and 87 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bockus 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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