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Beckett Name Meaning

English: from a diminutive of Beck 3 or, more rarely, of Beck 1. English: habitational name from places called Beckett in Berkshire and Devon. The former is named with Old English beo ‘bee’ + cot ‘cottage’, ‘shelter’; the latter has as its first element the Old English personal name Bicca. This surname is also found in Ireland. Possibly an Americanized spelling of French Béquet (see Bequette).

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


Similar surnames: Duckett, Baskett, Brockett, Bickett, Burkett, Hackett, Pickett

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Beckett Family Origin

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Beckett Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, the most common Beckett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Beckett's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Beckett family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beckett.

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