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Bechtold Family History

Bechtold Name Meaning
Southwestern German: from the personal name Bechtold, a dialect variant of Berthold.

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

96,372 Historical Documents with Bechtold on Ancestry.com
36,887 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,970 Military Records
1,941 Immigration Records
13,485 Census and Voter Lists
39,089 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Bechtold Families

  • Number of Bechtold families
     49 - 95
     17 - 48
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bechtold families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Bechtold last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Bechtold census records

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Bechtold Family Origin

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Bechtold Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Bechtold families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Bechtold

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Bechtold Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Bechtold census records

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Bechtold Civil War Service Records

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