Bechler Family History

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Bechler Name Meaning

topographic name for someone who lived by a stream, from a southern diminutive of Middle High German bach ‘stream’ + the suffix -(l)er denoting an inhabitant. dissimilated form of Becherer. variant of Becher 2.

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

Similar surnames: Becher, Bichler, Buechler, Beichler, Bacher, Mechler, Bechel, Hechler

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Bechler Family Origin

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Bechler Family Occupations

What did your Bechler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bechler. 23% of Bechler men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Bechler women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bechler were Truck Driver and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
  • Seamstress

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

Bechler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Bechler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bechler 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 989 immigration records available for the last name Bechler. 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 889 military records available for the last name Bechler. For the veterans among your Bechler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bechler Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bechler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bechler in 1962 was 74, and 92 in 2004.

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