Becket Family History

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Becket Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant spelling of Beckett.

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

Similar surnames: Beckey, Beckett, Beckes, Bickel, Berkes, Bennet, Beckom, Becken

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Becket Family Origin

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Becket Family Occupations

What did your Becket ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Becket occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 13% of Becket's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Becket family was Labourer. Agricultural Labourer, Annuitant and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Becket.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • Farmer

  • Labourer


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

Becket Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Becket. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Becket 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Becket. 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 Becket. For the veterans among your Becket ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Becket Life Expectancy

What is the average Becket lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Becket life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Becket in 1962 was 81, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Becket

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Becket 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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