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Bechdel Family Origin

Where is the Bechdel family from?

Bechdel Family Occupations

What did your Bechdel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Retired Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bechdel. The most common Bechdel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Bechdel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bechdel family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Retired Farmer

  • Keeping House


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bechdel ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bechdel Historical Records

What Bechdel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 798 census records available for the last name Bechdel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bechdel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 12 immigration records available for the last name Bechdel. 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 Card

There are 258 military records available for the last name Bechdel. For the veterans among your Bechdel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bechdel Life Expectancy

What is the average Bechdel lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Bechdel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Bechdel in 1963 was 75, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bechdel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bechdel ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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