Beckman Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Beckman Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived beside a stream, from northern Middle English bekke ‘stream’ (Old Norse bekkr) + man ‘man’. Swedish (Bäckman): ornamental name composed of the elements bäck ‘stream’ + man ‘man’. Respelling of German Beckmann. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Beck.

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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Beckman Family Origin

Where is the Beckman family from?

SHOW MORE

Beckman Family Occupations

What did your Beckman ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Keeping House

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beckman. The most common Beckman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Beckman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Beckman family was Keeping House.

Source: Census data for Beckman | Data not to scale

Beckman Historical Records

What Beckman family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Beckman ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Beckman

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Beckman Life Expectancy

What is the average Beckman lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beckman 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Beckman Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Look up another name