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Backen Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Norwegian Bakken. Frisian: patronymic from Backe 1.

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


Similar surnames: Backe, Backer, Back, Becken, Docken, Baecker, Bracker, Berken, Mackes

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Backen Family Origin

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Backen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeps House

    17%
  • Mfg. Of Boots And Shoes

    17%
  • Salon Keeper

    17%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Backen family was Salon Keeper. The most common Backen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Backen's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeps House and Mfg. Of Boots And Shoes were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Backen.

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Backen Historical Records

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Backen Life Expectancy

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