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Becnel Name Meaning

Possibly a respelling of Dutch Becknel, which Debrabandere suggests could either be from Middle Dutch beckenell ‘helmet’, ‘skull’ or from French Becquerel ‘prattler’, ‘babbler’, the name of several watermills.

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


Similar surnames: Besner, Buckel, Berner, Benner, Bechel, Beutel, Fehnel, Bengel

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Becnel Family Origin

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Becnel Family Occupations

What did your Becnel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Custom House Employee and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Becnel. A less common occupation for the Becnel family was Furnished Rooms. The most common Becnel occupation in the USA was Custom House Employee. 33% of Becnel's were Custom House Employees.

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  • Custom House Employee

    33%
  • Farming

    33%
  • Furnished Rooms

    33%

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Becnel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Becnel Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Becnel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Becnel in 1940 was 63, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Becnel 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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