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Find more Beckes relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 310 more people named Beckes in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 179 people named Beckes in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 173% more people named Beckes in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 489 people named Beckes were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 1% reported their race as other than white
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was Joseph
  • 19 were disabled

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As Beckes families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • Most fathers originated from Indiana
  • 40 were first-generation Americans
  • 22% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Hebrew