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Beckham Family History

Beckham Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a place in Norfolk named Beckham, from the Old English byname Becca (see Beck 4) + Old English ham ‘homestead’.

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

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53,844 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
7,632 Military Records
1,301 Immigration Records
35,881 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Beckham Families

  • Number of Beckham families
     74 - 145
     25 - 73
     1 - 24
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Beckham families
     54 - 105
     19 - 53
     1 - 18
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Beckham last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Beckham census records

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Beckham Family Origin

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Beckham Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Beckham

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Beckham Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Beckham census records

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Beckham Civil War Service Records

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