Backe Name Meaning

Scandinavian (especially Norwegian): variant spelling of Bakke. Frisian: from a pet form of the Germanic personal name Baldo, a short form of the various compound names with the first element bald ‘bold’. See Bald. German: nickname from Middle High German backe ‘cheek’, ‘buttock’.

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

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Backe Family Origin

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Backe Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Tailor

    17%
  • Baker

    8%
  • Clerk In Store

    8%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Backe family was Clerk In Store. The most common Backe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Backe's were Farmers. Farmer, Tailor and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Backe.

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Backe Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Backe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Backe in 1957 was 44, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Backe

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