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Beckles Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Norfolk named Beccles, from Old English bec(e), bæce ‘stream’ + l?s ‘meadow’.

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


Similar surnames: Beckley, Buckley, Becker, Becken, Buckler, Reckley, Eccles, Seckler

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Beckles Family Origin

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Beckles Family Occupations

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In 1881, a less common occupation for the Beckles family was Wife Of Bishop Beckles. The most common Beckles occupation in the UK was Barrister At Law. 25% of Beckles's were Barrister At Laws. Barrister At Law, None and Rector Of Heene Sussex were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beckles.

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  • Barrister At Law

    25%
  • None

    25%
  • Rector Of Heene Sussex

    25%
  • Wife Of Bishop Beckles

    25%

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Beckles Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Beckles Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Beckles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Beckles in 1957 was 41, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beckles 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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