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Bechen Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Bechen in North Rhine-Westphalia or near Kempten in the Allgäu area.

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


Similar surnames: Becken, Becher, Buchen, Eichen, Bechel, Achen, Buche, Bergen, Boche

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Bechen Family Origin

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Bechen Family Occupations

What did your Bechen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farm Hand, Farmer and Laborer At Mines were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bechen. The most common Bechen occupation in the USA was Farm Hand. 25% of Bechen's were Farm Hands. A less common occupation for the Bechen family was Taylor.

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  • Farm Hand

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer At Mines

    25%
  • Taylor

    25%

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Bechen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bechen Life Expectancy

What is the average Bechen lifespan?

Between 1971 and 2004, in the United States, Bechen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bechen in 1971 was 79, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bechen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bechen 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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