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Beckler Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Bechler. Americanized spelling of German Böckler, occupational or status name for a shield-bearer, from Middle Low German bokeler.

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


Similar surnames: Buckler, Meckler, Seckler, Heckler, Keckler, Sheckler, Ecker, Geckler

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Beckler Family Origin

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Beckler Family Occupations

What did your Beckler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Beckler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Beckler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Beckler family was Barber. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beckler.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Barber

    3%

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

Beckler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Beckler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beckler 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Beckler. 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 Beckler. For the veterans among your Beckler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beckler Life Expectancy

What is the average Beckler lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Beckler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Beckler in 1958 was 29, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beckler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beckler 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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