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Beckel Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Bechel or of Böckel, a nickname from a diminutive of Middle High German boc ‘buck’, ‘ram’.

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


Similar surnames: Buckel, Seckel, Breckel, Bickel, Beckey, Gockel, Blecker, Beutel

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Beckel Family Origin

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Beckel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeps House

    6%
  • Stone Mason

    6%

In 1880, the most common Beckel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Beckel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beckel. A less common occupation for the Beckel family was Stone Mason.

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Beckel Historical Records

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Beckel Life Expectancy

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