Becken Family History

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Becken Name Meaning

North German: variant of Beck 6. Norwegian: habitational name for someone living at a farmstead named Bekken, from bekk ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Beck, Bechen, Necker, Recker, Beckman, Beckey, Bergen, Buecker

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Becken Family Origin

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Becken Family Occupations

What did your Becken ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farm Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Becken. 6% of Becken men worked as a Farm Labourer and 50% of Becken women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Becken were Brickyard Drawer and Boot shoe Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farm Labourer
    6%
  • Incapacitated
    6%
  • Bookmakers Clerk
    3%
  • Brickyard Drawer
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    5%
  • (worsted) Cap Spinner
    3%
  • Boot shoe Worker
    3%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Becken Historical Records

What Becken family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Becken. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Becken census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Becken

Passenger List

There are 664 immigration records available for the last name Becken. 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 949 military records available for the last name Becken. For the veterans among your Becken ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Becken Life Expectancy

What is the average Becken lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Becken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Becken in 1954 was 32, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Becken

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Becken 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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