Beckey Family History

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Beckey Name Meaning

English (Somerset): unexplained. Probably an altered spelling of German Becke, a variant of Beck.

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


Similar surnames: Beckley, Berkey, Becket, Beckes, Beckel, Buckey, Becken, Rickey

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Beckey Family Origin

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Beckey Family Occupations

What did your Beckey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Beckey occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 17% of Beckey's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Bricklayer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beckey. A less common occupation for the Beckey family was Master Builder 3 Men & 1 Boy.

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  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Bricklayer

    17%
  • Labourer

    17%
  • Master Builder 3 Men & 1 Boy

    17%

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

Beckey Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Beckey Life Expectancy

What is the average Beckey lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Beckey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Beckey in 1954 was 50, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beckey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beckey 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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