Beckert Family History

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Beckert Name Meaning

German: from Begehart ‘Beghard’, a member of a lay brotherhood founded in Flanders in the 13th century, the male counterpart of the Beguines (see Begue), or simply an enlarged form of Becker.

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

Similar surnames: Dickert, Becker, Buckert, Ueckert, Benkert, Heckert, Backer, Deckert

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Beckert Family Origin

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Beckert Family Occupations

What did your Beckert ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Beckert family was Watchmaker. Bootmaker and Musician were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Beckert. The most common Beckert occupation in the UK was Bootmaker. 33% of Beckert's were Bootmakers.

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  • Bootmaker

  • Musician

  • Watchmaker


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Beckert Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Beckert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beckertcensus 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Beckert. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Beckert. For the veterans among your Beckert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beckert Life Expectancy

What is the average Beckert lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Beckert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Beckert in 1959 was 59, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beckert 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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