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Becker Family History

Becker Name Meaning
Dutch, German, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a baker of bread, or brick and tiles, from backen ‘to bake’.English: occupational name for a maker or user of mattocks or pickaxes, from an agent derivative of Old English becca ‘mattock’.

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

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949,478 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
120,482 Military Records
91,222 Immigration Records
408,184 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Becker Families

  • Number of Becker families
     1,313 - 2,624
     438 - 1,312
     1 - 437
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Becker families
     141 - 280
     48 - 140
     1 - 47
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Becker families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Becker Family Origin

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Becker Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Becker

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Becker Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Becker Civil War Service Records

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