Beckes Family History

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Beckes Name Meaning

Variant of English, German, or Dutch Becks.

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


Similar surnames: Becks, Beckey, Berkes, Backes, Becker, Becket, Becken, Bekker, Ecker

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Beckes Family Origin

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Beckes Family Occupations

What did your Beckes ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Clerk I Off and Unpaid du were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Beckes. 50% of Beckes men worked as a Clerk I Off and 34% of Beckes women worked as an Unpaid du. Some less common occupations for Americans named Beckes were Licenced Victualer and Unpaid Domestic Duti

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Clerk I Off
    50%
  • Licenced Victualer
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid du
    34%
  • Unpaid Domestic Du
    34%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duti
    34%

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

Beckes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Beckes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beckes 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 234 immigration records available for the last name Beckes. 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 344 military records available for the last name Beckes. For the veterans among your Beckes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beckes Life Expectancy

What is the average Beckes lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2003, in the United States, Beckes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Beckes in 1948 was 37, and 80 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beckes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beckes 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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