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Becks Name Meaning

variant of German or English Beck. The origin and significance of the final -s is unclear. variant of Dutch Beek.

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


Similar surnames: Berks, Beeks, Beckes, Beck, Backs, Becka, Bucks, Berke, Rocks, Bick

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Becks Family Origin

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Becks Family Occupations

What did your Becks ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Jeweler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Becks. A less common occupation for the Becks family was Keeping House. The most common Becks occupation in the USA was Laborer. 26% of Becks's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    26%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Jeweler

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Becks Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Becks Life Expectancy

What is the average Becks lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Becks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Becks in 1963 was 72, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Becks

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Becks 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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