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Becknell Family History

Becknell Name Meaning
English: variant of Bicknell.

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

36,859 Historical Documents with Becknell on Ancestry.com
6,433 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
900 Military Records
296 Immigration Records
5,813 Census and Voter Lists
23,417 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Becknell Families

  • Number of Becknell families
     11 - 19
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Becknell families
     19 - 36
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Becknell last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Becknell census records

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Becknell Family Origin

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Becknell Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Becknell

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Becknell Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Becknell census records

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Becknell Civil War Service Records

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