Bechdol Family History

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Bechdol Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Bechtol, Bechdel, Nichol, School, Bechel, Bechtold, Bechtel, Pectol

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Bechdol Family Origin

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Bechdol Family Occupations

What did your Bechdol ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bechdol family was Laborer. The most common Bechdol occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Bechdol's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bechdol.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Blacksmith

  • Laborer


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

Bechdol Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 466 census records available for the last name Bechdol. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bechdol census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Bechdol

Passenger List

There are 6 immigration records available for the last name Bechdol. 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 107 military records available for the last name Bechdol. For the veterans among your Bechdol ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bechdol Life Expectancy

What is the average Bechdol lifespan?

Between 1971 and 2004, in the United States, Bechdol life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Bechdol in 1971 was 94, and 58 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bechdol

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bechdol 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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