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Beckom Name Meaning

Altered form of English Beckham . Compare Beckum Possibly also an altered form of Dutch Van Beckum (see Beckum ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Beckum, Becket, Beckey, Beckes, Beckham, Backen, Becken, Beson, Becks

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Where is the Beckom family from?

You can see how Beckom families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Beckom family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Beckom families were found in and USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Beckom family living in Louisiana. This was about 50% of all the recorded Beckom's in USA. Louisiana and 1 other state had the highest population of Beckom families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Beckom surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Beckom ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Beckom. 49% of Beckom men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Beckom women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Beckom were Farming and Twister. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Weaver
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Twister
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Beckom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beckom census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 31 immigration records available for the last name Beckom. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 305 military records available for the last name Beckom. For the veterans among your Beckom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Beckom lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Beckom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Beckom in 1963 was 89, and 85 in 2004.

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