Bechtol Family History

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Bechtol Name Meaning

German: variant of Bechtold.

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

Similar surnames: Bechtold, Bechtel, Becht, Bechthold, Bechtle, Pectol, Bachtel

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Bechtol Family Origin

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Bechtol Family Occupations

What did your Bechtol ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bechtol occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Bechtol's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bechtol. A less common occupation for the Bechtol family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Farming


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

Bechtol Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Bechtol. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bechtol 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 182 immigration records available for the last name Bechtol. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bechtol. For the veterans among your Bechtol ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bechtol Life Expectancy

What is the average Bechtol lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bechtol life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Bechtol in 1944 was 67, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bechtol

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bechtol 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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